Muslims Burn 45 Churches During Charlie Hebdo Protests in Niger

1017013003As many as 45 churches were set on fire in Niger’s capital city of Niamey during weekend protests against the publishing of cartoons depicting Prophet Mohammed, AFP reports, citing local police. The protests were sparked by the decision of Charlie Hebdo, a French satirical weekly, to place a caricature image showing the prophet holding a “Je Suis Charlie” sign on the cover of its first issue since the January 7 attack, which claimed lives of 12 people. Read Full Article


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