Charlie Hebdo reports death threats to police after publishing naked Muslims cartoon

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The satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, which has previously been the target of Muslim terrorists, has reportedly received threats warning of new attacks since publishing a cartoon of naked Muslims on its cover.

Charlie Hebdo’s latest issue, which was released on Wednesday, features the image of a man and a woman on a beach with exposed genitals. The woman is depicted wearing a shoulder-length veil, while the man has a long beard. The caption reads “The reform of Islam. Muslims, loosen up” (“Musulmans de-coin-cez-vous”).


After the issue was released, the magazine’s staff received a written message saying “You will die,” Le Parisien reported. Charlie Hebdo’s co-shareholder, Eric Portheault, told the French newspaper that a complaint has been filed with Paris police, while stressing that his magazine has been receiving death threats since the beginning of summer, and “it does not stop.”

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