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Steve Lendman – Defiant Charlie Hebdo – 16 January 2015

StevelendmanThe satirical French publication normally has a circulation of around 60,000. USA Today said its latest edition has a three million copy run.

Some reports said five million. Maybe more given heavy demand. Copies are being distributed worldwide, said AP. In 16 languages. Saying “readers in France mobbed newsstands…”
“…European newspapers reprinted (its) cartoons as a gesture of solidarity.” Red Eye Chicago said local booksellers are scrambling for copies.
Almost impossible to find locally where this writer lives and perhaps elsewhere across America. Red Eye said limited numbers could arrive by Friday.
Controversy stalks the issue. The cover again features the Prophet Muhammad. Holding a sign saying Je Suis Charlie.

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