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I live in Mandres-les-Roses, a small village, 23km SE of Paris, less than 5000 inhabitants, rather politically timorous. But our mayor, at the request of several citizens, decided of a republican meeting at the “Ferme de Monsieur”, our City Hall, today at 3pm. I was there. I'm 64, and it was my first protest...!
There must have been a little more than 500 participants (Correction! 1,500!!!), lot of little posters, some flags, all ages, all colours, even pets wearing their own “Je suis Charlie”.
After a few words, a Marseillaise sung in unison, and one minute of applause (too difficult to be silent!), at general request the mayor improvised a short march along the two main streets. Back to the City Hall yard, children read in turns Paul Éluard's wonderful poem, “Liberté” (you can read a translation here), and a statement by Martin Luther King from when he was awarded Nobel Prize.
I took some photos with my phone, sorry for the low quality.

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On the panel: “I'm Charlie. I'm a cop. I'm a Jew, a Muslim and a Catholic.”

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A shot from TV (BFM info channel) after 4pm. It's the same march: simultaneous shots, there's a little more than 3km between République and Nation squares. And the angel on the left side isn't a statement, just a remnant from X-mas :o)

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kanld
12th Jan, 2015 13:34 (UTC)
I tried to translate with Google Translate but the result is totally mashed... I wanted to send a pic to my childhood friend Isabelle who speaks fluent Russian but it seems my phone subscription doesn't allow me to send pics to foreign countries.
My lines would be something like, “Now I'm going to avenge all my good friends!” but it has nothing to see with the pieces of translation given by Google...
Anybody speaking Russian around? Thaaaaank you!!!

Edited at 2015-01-12 13:35 (UTC)
denki_gisi
12th Jan, 2015 14:26 (UTC)
anti charlie hebdo
Votre journal tirage élevé, de sorte que maintenant, ne gelez.

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