Wednesday 20 September 2017

Je suis Paris: we stand with the people of France

‘Paris. Paris outragé, Paris brisé, Paris martyrizé, mais Paris libéré’

A man holds a drawing depicting the French flag and carrying the words
A man holds a drawing depicting the French flag and carrying the words "I am Parisian"

Paris. An outraged Paris. A broken Paris. A martyred Paris. But a liberated Paris.

The immortal words of General Charles de Gaulle following the liberation of Paris in August 1944 must be cherished in the wake of the coordinated terror attacks on the French capital last night.

Once again, in the space of a calendar year, Paris is the subject of the unwanted spot

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