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From the BBC:

Justice Minister Christine Taubira said the dead cartoonists were the “guardian angels, those who watch out to make sure democracy was working” and the “face of France, obnoxiously assassinated. You were dreaming of being free, we will continue your dream.”

At Georges Wolinski’s funeral, his daughter Elsa said his ideals would live on.

“I’m beginning to realise that he is gone,” she said. “But as I said before, they’ve killed a man and not his ideas. So here we are. We stand here and will continue to defend the principles of Charlie Hebdo.”

Yesterday the French battled to get their hands on the “survivors’ issue”, which sold out before more copies of an eventual print run of five million hit newsstands.

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