Where is “Charlie”? The voice of the radical Satire in France? Four years after the assassination of the satirical newspaper “Charlie Hebdo” published at the weekend in a special issue. In this, the editorial draws a sad balance sheet. On the Cover of an Imam and an Archbishop from deleting a candle to see in the low light, the title page of the edition, with Michel Houellebecq, which was four years ago, on the day of the bloodbath in the sale.

Jürg Altwegg

culture correspondent, based in Geneva.

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Michael Hanfeld

responsible editor for the features section Online and “media”.

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the 7 was. January 2015, where the brothers Said and Cherif Kouachi, entered the editorial Board and eleven people killed, on their escape, they shot a twelfth, two days later, they died in a shootout with the police. Among the Victims of the Islamist bombers who identified themselves As followers of Al Qaeda, Stéphane Charbonnier (Charb), editor of “Charlie Hebdo”, the columnist Elsa Cayat, the cartoonists Jean Cabut, Bernard Verlhac, Philippe Honore, Georges Wolinski, journalist Bernard Maris and Michel Renaud, copy-Editor Mustapha Ourrad, the Charbs protection of persons seconded police officers Franck Brinsolaro and the technician Frédéric Boisseau. On her escape, the assassin shot the police officer, Ahmed Merabet.

Under constant threat

A third attacker, Amedy Coulibaly, known for the terrorist group “Islamic state”, killed at the 8. January, the policewoman Clarissa Jean-Philippe. The next day he took hostages and killed four people (Philippe Braham, Yohan Cohen, Yoav Hattab and François-Michel Saada) in a Jewish supermarket. Coulibaly was killed when police stormed the business.

the investigations of The police to the attacks have been completed. Relieved commented on the editorial about the arrest of Peter Cherif, was taken in mid-December in Djibouti. The Kouachis were close Confidants of the jihadists, possibly in the preparation of the assassination. He has to testify in a process that will take place in 2020.

this is the 7. January has now been Appert in front of the former editorial offices of Charlie Hebdo in Rue Nicolas, and the point at which the police officer Merabet was shot dead, the victims of the Islamist attack thought. At the ceremony, the French Minister of the interior, Christophe Castaner, Minister of justice, MS Nicole Belloubet, Minister of culture, Franck Riester, and the mayor of Paris, Anne Hidalgo took part among others.

chief editor Laurent Sourisseau (crack), has drawn the title page of the special edition of “Charlie Hebdo”, lamented in an editorial, the hostility not only of extremists but also of the Intellectuals. In the past four years, the influence of the “Islamist totalitarianism had grown” all the time, any criticism of him will be construed as a “blasphemy,” writes crack. French society will worship a “Counter-enlightenment”. Is not one of the characters that they embody, the magazine only Donald Trump, the Pope and the family of Le Pen, but also the writer Michel Houellebecq.