Yesterday’s anti-terrorism march in France was the largest in its history
- By Alison Lesley --
- 12 Jan 2015 --
3.7 million joined in Paris Sunday to march against terrorism, marking the largest gathering in the history of France.
The death toll of last week’s assault numbers 17.
France’s president, Francois Hollande, was joined by world leaders such as German Chancellor Angela Merkel, British Prime Minister David Cameron, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy.
Muslims held signs reading “We are all Muslims,” part of a renewed effort to denounce radicalism. Others held signs with “We are all French,” to promote unity.
#JeSuisCharlie #ParisMarch #Paris pic.twitter.com/E0NSlpUG3X
— Mark Cottray (@markcottray) January 11, 2015
Largest demonstration in French history part of 3,700,000 people rallying against terrorism: http://t.co/I2do2c95gn pic.twitter.com/uvn8yqeYUE
— ABC News (@ABC) January 12, 2015
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