France is reopening among the most painful chapters in its history on Wednesday.
The 14 alleged accomplices of those 2015 strikes on the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo along with also a Jewish grocery will go on trial, even together with three suspects being tried in absentia. It’ll be the initial terror trial to be filmed.
The bloodshed heralded a wave of similar jihadist attacks in France: the deadliest was in November 2015 in the Bataclan music place in Paris and other areas of the French funds, leaving 130 people dead.
This is the way the Charlie Hebdo attacks unfolded five decades back.
On January 7, 2015, at approximately 11:30 am armed men force their way to the assumptions of the weekly Charlie Hebdo and start their gun rampage.
Eight workers, a guest in the magazine, a care worker, and a police officer have been murdered.
Among those who perished at the magazine’s office were several France’s most famed cartoonists including its manager Stephane Charbonnier, called”Charb”, 47, Jean Cabut, called”Cabu”, 76, and Georges Wolinski, 80.
The brothers flee the construction but experience police officer Ahmed Merabet, who’s patrolling the region.
They take him point-blank selection, promising their 12th prey.
The animations no-taboo style depicting the prophet is contentious, as some Muslims deem this offensive.
However, the bloodshed invokes a larger tide of emotion that freedom of expression is under assault.
Ahead of the brothers are recognized by authorities as to the natives, 18-year-old Hamyd Mourad, turns himself into authorities after he becomes a suspect in the attacks.
But authorities clear him of participation after witnesses confirm that he was at college during the strikes.
Police officer killed
A manhunt starts following the Kouachi brothers and is called the prime suspects of this Charlie Hebdo assault on January 8.
The gunman is dressed in black, apparel much like the Charlie Hebdo attackers.
Amedy Coulibaly completed the attack but isn’t yet named by authorities. He’s an acquaintance of Cherif Kouachi who he met.
Police wonder if the strikes are coordinated.
Meanwhile, the hunt for its Kouachi brothers narrows once they’re reported for stealing gas and food by a petrol station near Villers-Cotterets, north-west of Paris.
Strike a Jewish supermarket
He’s then identified by authorities who relate him to the Montrouge assault.
He chooses four Jewish men hostage at the Kosher shop and kills them.
Coulibaly records a movie saying the attacks were carried out in the title of the Islamic State group and they are coordinated.
At 5 pm local time that the siege ends after police storm the grocery store and take Coulibaly dead.
On precisely the same afternoon, the Kouachi brothers have been seen dozens of kilometers north of the funds.
The manhunt ends in a printing functions in Dammartin-en-Goële.
The attackers choose the supervisor and a worker hostage.
The siege ends following the brothers ‘ are surrounded by police and shot dead. The workers are freed.
Nationwide march from the strikes
The motto”Je Suis Charlie” (“I’m Charlie”) stalks and goes viral because individuals express solidarity with the victims of this bloodshed.
Even though the satirical magazine voluntarily spans based on its own royal and political material, which offends many, the nation united in its despair.
Approximately 3.5 million people get involved in a national march in France protecting the independence and condemning the strikes.
In Paris, a bunch of 1.5 million people marches from the anti-terrorism rally.
Former President Hollande award France’s highest honor the Légion d’Honneur into the 3 police officers murdered in the strikes at a memorial ceremony on January 13.
On precisely the same afternoon, funeral services are held in Israel for its four Jewish guys murdered at the kosher shop. Netanyahu attends the ceremony.
On January 14, Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula states it’s responsible for its assault on Charlie Hebdo.
The team says the assault took decades in the making.