A participant holds a placard with the words; "Freedom of the Press", as thousands gather for a candle light vigil on Place de la Republique in central Paris hours after the attack by two gunmen on the "Charlie Hebdo" headquarters in Paris, France, 07 January 2015
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Charlie Hebdo shootings: Parisians take to streets after attacks

Parisians have taken to the streets to condemn the murder of 12 people at the office of satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo.

Security has been stepped up across France in the wake of the attack, which is believed to have been carried out by Islamic militants.

Many French Muslims were among the demonstrators on the streets, keen to show solidarity with the victims and their families.

Fergal Keane reports.

  • 08 Jan 2015
  • From the section Europe
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