Thursday marked the one-year-anniversary of the attack on French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo
. The murder by Islamic militants of eight cartoonists and journalists, followed by the terror attacks in Paris in November in which a freelance rock critic
was one of the 130 victims, led to France being listed by CPJ
as the second-most deadly country for journalists, behind only Syria.
The threat to journalists from Islamic militant groups was not just documented in France. Throughout 2015, CPJ research
shows 30 journalists in eight countries were killed by groups such as Islamic State and Al-Qaeda. This CPJ StoryMap
details some of their cases.
The impact of the Charlie Hebdo
attack on the magazine's remaining staff, who live under police protection, was summed by Caroline Fourest, a French journalist and contributor to Charlie Hebdo
, who spoke with CPJ Advocacy Director Courtney C. Radsch
. "They are not free for sure, they
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