The Press : CONTENTS


7 January 2015

(Updated on 01/05/2016)



  • C’est quoi la liberté d’expression ?
    "En attaquant les membres du journal Charlie Hebdo, réputé pour sa liberté de ton, les terroristes ont aussi porté atteinte à la liberté d'expression. 1jour1actu t'aide à comprendre les notions de liberté d'expression et de liberté de la presse."



  • Activities
    "Amnesty International Literacy and Human Rights Resource.
    Empower students to take action for current up-to-date human rights issues by writing letters and developing key literacy skills.
    Resource contains powerpoint, current case study scaffolded reading and writing worksheets, lesson plans and teacher notes.
    Available in two versions for KS2 and KS3..."

  • Governments Use the Internet to Enforce Blasphemy Laws - Article + Audio - 15 January 2015
    "Many governments are taking steps to aggressively punish crimes against organized religion. In majority Muslim nations, government officials are turning to anti-blasphemy laws to stop reported violations, especially against Islam. Blasphemy means showing disrespect to God or something holy."

  • Al-Qaida in Yemen Claims Charlie Hebdo Attacks - Article + Audio - 15 January 2015
    "An al-Qaida leader announced his group planned and paid for the attack, but the gunman who killed four at a kosher supermarket was not part of the same group. Also in the news, copies of this week's Charlie Hebdo sell out; the fuselage of AirAsia jet found; and Japan increases its defense budget."

  • Defiant Charlie Hebdo depicts Prophet Muhammad on cover - Article + Video - 13 January 2015
    "This week's edition of French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo will show a cartoon depicting the Prophet Muhammad holding a "Je suis Charlie" sign.
    Above the cartoon are the words "All is forgiven"."






  • CARICATURISTES, Fantassins de la démocratie - Bande-annonce
    "12 fous formidables, drôles et tragiques, des quatre coins du monde, des caricaturistes, défendent la démocratie en s'amusant, avec, comme seule arme, un crayon, au risque de leurs vies. Ils sont: français, tunisienne, russe, mexicain, américain, burkinabé, chinois, algériens, ivoirien, vénézuélienne, israélien et palestinien."



  • Who first said 'The pen is mightier than the sword'? - 9 January 2015
    "Tribute cartoons to the journalists at Charlie Hebdo compare pencils with guns, writers with fighters - it's also why some demonstrators are holding pens and pencils in the air. Many of the cartoons assert that "the pen is mightier than the sword". But where does this idea originate?"



  • Je Suis Charlie - 9 January 2015
    "More than 150 string players gathered in London’s Trafalgar Square last night to give a performance of Barber’s Adagio for Strings in tribute to the victims of the Charlie Hebdo massacre in Paris."



  • Viewpoint: The roots of the battle for free speech - 8 January 2015
    "Historian Tom Holland was one of those who tweeted Charlie Hebdo's cartoon of the Prophet Muhammad in the wake of the deadly attack on the magazine's office. Here he explains the ramifications of defending free speech."




  • Charlie Hebdo: Gun attack on French magazine kills 12 - Article + Videos - 7 January 2015
    "Gunmen have shot dead 12 people at the Paris office of French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo in an apparent militant Islamist attack."


    The videos contain images which some people may find unsettling.