A year after 'Je suis Charlie', a divided France struggles




 
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A year after 'Je suis Charlie', a divided France struggles
 
January 6th, 2016  
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A year after 'Je suis Charlie', a divided France struggles
By Ingrid Melander PARIS (Reuters) - One year on, an anxious, fragmented France is paying tribute to the victims of the killings at Charlie Hebdo magazine, with old divisions made worse by what President Francois Hollande has called "a terrible year". The slogan "Je suis Charlie," a defiant cry of solidarity that appeared everywhere immediately after the killings, is little seen a year on. There are several Frances and they are clashing," he said, describing a France of big cities turned towards the future, a rustbelt France that feels crushed by globalization, and a France of housing estates that feels forgotten.




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