1st Dec 2023


Charlie Hebdo terrorism trial opens in France

Fourteen people accused of helping jihadist gunmen storm French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo and a Jewish supermarket went on trial Wednesday, five years after the terror attack, AFP reported. The suspects face charges of conspiracy in a terrorist act or association with a terror group. The three assailants were killed by police. Charlie Hebdo marked the trial by republishing cartoons of prophet Mohammed that had angered Muslims around the world.

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