Monday, January 12, 2015

Charlie Hebdo: 20 Dead So Far


(From Facebook, via SkyNews; and BBC News; used w/o permission.)
(Clarissa Jean-Philippe, and Ahmed Merabet: two of 20 dead so far, apparently in response to Charlie Hebdo's editorial policy.)

Some of the 20 known dead are important by my culture's standards, others not so much:
No pressure, and this is just a suggestion: but prayer for the dead, their kin, and friends, couldn't hurt.

A tip of the hat to Catholic Scot, on Twitter, for alerting me to confirmation of the 20th linked death.

I've discussed anger, emotions, reason, and living in a big world recently:

1 comment:

Brian Gill said...

A reminder of what's happening in Nigeria: "Boko Haram crisis: Nigerian archbishop accuses West" BBC News (January 12, 2015).

"The Catholic Archbishop of Jos, in central Nigeria, has accused the West of ignoring the threat of the militant Islamist group, Boko Haram.

"Ignatius Kaigama said the world had to show more determination to halt the group's advance in Nigeria.

"He said the international community had to show the same spirit and resolve it had done after the attacks in France.

"His warning came after 23 people were killed by three female suicide bombers, one reported to be 10 years old...."

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