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To hold the pen

On Charlie Hebdo, Voltaire & Douglas Murray

6 April 2024

9:00 AM

6 April 2024

9:00 AM

‘Everyone was Charlie… for about a minute.’ So said Douglas Murray in the years following the 2015 Charlie Hebdo attacks. I first discovered Murray’s work in January 2015 as an expat living in Paris during the Charlie Hebdo era. Watching the home of Voltaire descend into despair, I desperately sought out commentary in English.

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