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Interactive StoryMap: After Charlie Hebdo attack, vigils, protests and publishing bans

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Excerpt of a 27 January 2015 CPJ Blog post by Jessica Jerreat, CPJ Senior Editor.

Protests against the French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo were held in Afghanistan, Pakistan, the Middle East and parts of Africa over the weekend, as crowds demonstrated against the magazine's portrayal of the Prophet Muhammad, according to news reports.

On January 11, at least 40 world leaders joined more than a million people at a solidarity march in Paris and, in the days after the January 7 attack in Paris in which 12 people including eight journalists were killed, rallies were held in support of the victims and freedom of expression.

Read the full blog post on CPJ's site.

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A round up of the reaction to the Paris attack, and its impact on press freedom is illustrated in this StoryMap.

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