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04.27.15 Prachi Gupta

A group of Muslims are reclaiming the name of Islam’s prophet, “Muhammad” — which also happens to be the most common name in the world — after professional racist Pamela Geller asked people to draw cartoons dehumanizing him. Geller, who runs an anti-Muslim hate group called the American Freedom Defense Initiative, is perhaps most well-known […]

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01.15.15 KLOPS

KLOPS is a prolific graffiti artist in New York City who not only writes his name, but also draws characters. He makes legal art, too: Every week, be on the lookout for an original KLOPS comic with the artist’s take on current events. […]

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01.14.15 Prachi Gupta

Following a deadly terrorist attack and the largest public demonstration France has ever seen, satirical French weekly Charlie Hebdo has bounced back with fists in the air, selling out at 3 million copies on Wednesday. The demand is so high that it’s being offered in 16 different languages, now raised to 5 million copies. Someone […]

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01.12.15 Prachi Gupta

In part of what French officials say is the nation’s largest turnout on record nationwide, an estimated 1.5 million people took to the streets in Paris on Sunday to show solidarity with satirical French weekly Charlie Hebdo and the victims of subsequent terrorist attacks that killed 17 people last week. More than 40 world leaders […]

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01.08.15 KLOPS

Along with the dozens of cartoonists who have voiced their support for Charlie Hebdo in the wake of a deadly attack on its staff, ANIMAL’s resident satirist, KLOPS, illustrated a tribute to the caustic French magazine. […]

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Prachi Gupta

Nuance is not something you see every day on Twitter, so it’s moving and powerful to see that #JeSuisCharlie has given rise to #JeSuisAhmed, a hashtag that honors a Muslim cop who died while defending Charlie Hebdo during an apparent Islamic militant attack. The satirical French weekly was firebombed in 2011 by Islamic radicals, and […]

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Prachi Gupta

Despite frigid temperatures, hundreds of people gathered in Union Square on Wednesday night to stand in solidarity with French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo. The demonstration, just one of many that took place in major cities across the world, began at 7 PM. Twelve died in the Paris attack, perpetrated by three gunmen thought to be […]

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01.07.15 Prachi Gupta

Cartoonists are banding together in response to a horrific terrorist attack on French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo that killed 12 people, wounded seven, and left several others in critical condition on Wednesday morning. In the choas, the gunmen were reportedly shouting, “We have avenged the Prophet Muhammad” and “Allahu Akbar,” (“God is Great” in Arabic). […]

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