Mamoudou Gassama, the Parisian who scaled an apartment block to save a child has been awarded French citizenship. He certainly earned it, but there’s a pattern here.
Looking at the Scott McIntyre firing, #Bali9 executions, Charlie Hebdo and PEN, and the Greens, the concept of “freedom” in its many forms stands out as the issue of the week in Michael Burrill’s #CurrentAffairsWrap.
The Online Hate Prevention Institute (OHPI) releases a new report “Je Suis Humain: Responsible free speech in the shadow of Charlie Hebdo” in response to debate raging over free speech.
Michael Burrill’s Current Affairs Wrap highlights the sensitivities of our finest – Fred Nile, Rupert Murdoch and Cory Bernardi – following Charlie Hebdo.
It’s been a “Charlie”-heavy week on TBS, as it has for many publications, and we wrap it up with a short piece by Juliette Furio about what it’s like on the ground in Paris.