Jacob Cohen on Charlie Hebdo

Q:  What effect do you believe the Charlie Hebdo attack will have upon French society? JC:  It has been French policy for a number of years now, regardless of the Government, to stigmatise and marginalise Muslims in this country.  It is propogated through media, politics and our institutions.  For years there has been a subtle…

Murder of Palestinian Cartoonist Naji al Ali in 1987

Where was the public outcry when Palestinian cartoonist Naji al Ali was murdered in London in 1987. Where was the outpouring of grief for this renowned artist? Where were the calls for freedom of speech? Naji al-Ali: The timeless conscience of Palestine “On Wednesday July 22 1987 at five in the afternoon, Palestinian cartoonist Naji…