“Apple’s French website has been updated with a stark black line and the simple message ‘Je Suis Charlie’ (‘I am Charlie’) in solidarity with victims of Wednesday’s terror attack on Charlie Hebdo magazine,” Lewis Wallace reports for Cult of Mac. “”
“The murderous rampage, allegedly conducted by French brothers Said and Cherif Kouachi, left 12 dead, including four of the satirical magazine’s editorial cartoonists and two policemen,” Wallace reports. “While French authorities search for the brothers, a third suspect, Hamyd Mourad, is reportedly cooperating after surrendering.”
“Like previous attacks on the magazine, Wednesday’s shootings appear to have been motivated by Charlie Hebdo’s publication of editorial cartoons portraying the Prophet Muhammad and ridiculing the rise of radical Islam,” Wallace reports. “The masked gunmen, reportedly affiliated with al-Qaida in Yemen, can be seen on videos shouting ‘Allahu Akbar!’ and ‘We have avenged the Prophet Muhammad! We have killed Charlie Hebdo!'”
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