Charlie Hebdo will be releasing its next cover Wednesday January 14, the cover will show prophet Muhammad crying holding a sign saying “Je suis Charlie.”
Underneath the new Charlie Hebdo cartoon will have a headline saying, “Tout est pardonné,” Some believe the Charlie Hebdo Muhammad cartoon will cause controversy as this is what stirred up the Paris attack.
There will be 3 million copies made of the crying Muhammad, with the words Je suis Charlie (I am Charlie) and Tout est pardonné (All is forgiven).
In was first going to print 60,000 copies, but Charlie Hebdo decided to up it to 3 million. This was simply down to popular demand from customers placing orders around the world.
This has come after Islamic gunmen killed 17 people in three days; they rushed into Charlie Hebdo’s offices and opened fire because they released satirical images of Mohammad in the past. Extra soldiers and police are on full alert providing security in France.
Social media channels, especially Twitter is discussing the release of the cartoon cover, some are saying it should not be released. Many newspapers are showing guts by showing the cartoon cover, where many are not showing it as not to cause another massacre.
What are your views on the Charlie Hebdo Muhammad cartoons being released on January 14th, should everyone show the cartoon cover?