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New Charlie Hebdo Mocks, Commemorates and Sells Out

posted on January 14, 2015

TIME’s Vivienne Walt reports from Paris as the new issue of Charlie Hebdo hit newsstands and quickly sold out. “On the cover is the Prophet Muhammad with a tear rolling down his left cheek, holding a ‘Je Suis Charlie’ sign under the words: ‘All is forgiven,'” Walt writes. She adds that in “a highly emotional press conference,” the cartoonist who drew cover, Renald Luzier broke down in tears and said, “I wrote ‘all is forgiven’ and then I cried. We had our cover. We finally had our damn cover.”

Read at TIME