In Brussels, several hundred people gathered in front of the consulate of France and the European Parliament, where they waved silently pencils or pens in solidarity. Candles, too, were lit under the sign “I’m Charlie” hanging on a statue. Just over 200 people gathered in Liege. At Trafalgar Square in the heart of London, several hundred people gathered, serious faces, many French. Many brought with them placards “I am Charlie” or the message displayed on the screen of their mobile phone.
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In Madrid, they were hundreds outside the Embassy of France in the presence of the Ambassador Jerome Bonnafont. The crowd chanted “Freedom of expression, Freedom of expression,” before singing the Marseillaise in front of a blue-white-red flag. The former Socialist President Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero, was there, too, to show his support. In The Hague, a few hundred people have agreed to meet on the Spui in the city center. Some waved French flags while others sang Quand on n’a que l’amour by Jacques Brel. In Stockholm, 70 people gathered in front of the Embassy of France, some with flowers, some candles.
8:57 p.m.. “The journeys, and school outings of an exceptional nature, organized in Ile-de-France are, until further notice, suspended,” says the Ministry of Education in a statement. Even setpoint transmitted to the mayors in charge of organizing extracurricular activities. “For the whole country, the presence of adults to inputs and outputs is implemented.” A visual inspection should be done on bags and “special attention is required to avoid crowding around these institutions. “Finally, the Ministry asked the rectors, in connection with the prefects, identify sensitive schools and schools. A minute of silence will be observed in all schools and universities, at noon tomorrow
8:50 p.m.. In a call to Hollande around 20:30 US President Barack Obama marked “full support and solidarity of the United States to France” and stressed “the importance of shared values of democracy and freedom of term, “says one at the Elysee.
20:30. “These barbarians will not have the last word, art and freedom will be stronger than all intolerance,” says Cartooning for Peace, an international network of cartoonists incurred. “The caricature and freedom of expression are unbearable for fans,” said the network, which supports designers prevented from freely exercising their profession or whose liberty is threatened everywhere. “These assassinations are staged to introduce a regime of terror, to muzzle journalists and cartoonists and beyond, all citizens,” said the network in a statement, illustrated by a drawing of Plantu contained a hand drawing in pencil the words “with all my heart with Charlie Hebdo” in letters of blood.
8:25 p.m.. Manuel Valls called the president of the UMP Nicolas Sarkozy for the invite, and his party, a “manifestation” to be held in tribute to the victims of the attack, is it learned from Frédéric Péchenard, Director General of the party. “Prime Minister Manuel Valls called President Sarkozy. The idea was to study the involvement of the UMP during a demonstration, “said Péchenard, confirming a report in Le Parisien. “The president of the UMP is in favor as long as it is worthy, collected and farm. It takes conviction and firmness in the words, “he continued. “The precise terms have not been addressed. They’ll talk about that, “said another source in Sarkozy’s entourage.
8:25 p.m.. Some 35,000 people gathered Wednesday night Republic Square in Paris, announced the prefecture. This is a final figure, said the prefecture, while thousands of people remained in the square shortly after 20 hours.
8:20 p.m.. All of the French local authorities will put their flag at half mast Thursday, according to a joint statement of the associations that represent them. “Local officials in France […] are deeply shocked and outraged by the attack headquartered Charlie Hebdo was the target,” write the Association of Mayors of France, the Assembly of France, the Association of regions of France, the Association of urban community in France, the Association of mayors of rural France, the Association of mayors of major cities in France, the Assembly of communities of France and the Association of small towns France.
20 hours. “Today, France was hit in his heart,” said Francois Hollande, announcing a national day of mourning Thursday. “The talented designers, courageous reporters died. They were marked by their insolence generations of French. This message of freedom, we will continue to defend it on their behalf. This cowardly attack also killed two police officers assigned to protect Charlie Hebdo. These men, the woman died for their idea of France, that is to say freedom. Today they are our heroes. Tomorrow will be a day of national mourning. There will be at noon a moment of. The flags will be at half-mast for three days. ”
7:58 p.m.. A minute of silence will be observed at the Palais Garnier before the evening performance, announced the Paris Opera. “It’s freedom of expression, a fundamental principle of the Republic and democracy who suffer,” said the institution in a statement, saying “shocked” by the attack. “Tonight, a minute of silence will be observed before the performance at the Palais Garnier” by the Royal Swedish Ballet, Opera adds that, on its website, has taken over the logo “I’m Charlie.”
7:55 p.m.. Republic Square in Paris, the first tributes came from 17 hours. The report of our journalists on the spot, Sybille Vincendon and Leo Mouren.
7:50 p.m.. “Charlie” live. Here’s editorial Laurent Joffrin.
19.45. Pope Francis condemns the attack in turn, informed his spokesman. “The Holy Father expresses the strongest condemnation for the horrific attack that befell this morning the city of Paris,” said Federico Lombardi in a statement.
7:40 p.m.. On Twitter, the journalist Laurent de Boissieu also pays tribute to the two policemen killed in the attack.