Democracy Under Attack – AFP: Paris march against extremism- live report

UPDATE:

Paris march against extremism: Live Report (AFP)

BACKGROUND:

French police storm two hostage sites in Paris and north of the city, with the hostage takers reported dead (BBC).

Gunmen attack the Paris office of French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo killing 12 people and wounding seven in an apparent Islamist attack.

Follow AFP live reports of Paris shooting at Charlie Hebdo here.

Reaction of the President of the European Commission Juncker here.

European Parliament President Martin Schulz released a video.

Obama spoke to Hollande about Paris attack: White House

Speech by François Hollande (Elysee).

Spain beefs up security after French newspaper attack (Reuters).

If you follow our twitter account you can see all the images of people in Brussels meeting at Place Luxembourg for the  rendezvous.

You can find comments from prominent French newspapers here:

Le Figaro

LeMonde 

Liberation

Television: France TV24 live streaming here

Dyab Abou Jahjah, Lebanese political activist, writer and founder of the Arab European League, created the most controversial hashtag #JesuisAhmed. His tweet is now becoming more and more popular all over the world aside of the one already gone viral #JesuisCharlie. “I am not Charlie, I am Ahmed the dead cop. Charlie ridiculed my faith and culture and I died defending his right to do so. #JesuisAhmed

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