Offence is not an excuse for violence - cartoonist Jerm on Paris attacks

"The freedom to express will no doubt offend; people can respond by offending back but that does not mean physical, harmful acts."

We speak to cartoonist, Jerm, who weighs in on the Paris attacks. Watch the video above.



AP reported: As if to prove that pens are mightier than swords, cartoonists around the world reacted to the cold-bloodied assassination of their colleagues at French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo as only they can: with powerful drawings worth thousands of words.

Defiant, angry, poignant, irreverent and sobering, their drawings united cartoonists in grief, tried to make sense of the nonsensical, and sent a shared message: We must not, will not and should not be silenced. Some drawings touched such a nerve they made one want to both laugh and cry.




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