Stars are messengers
giving loss a coloured hope;
yet, we live in pain.
© Fiza Arshad, 2017 All rights reserved.
An apt analysis/opinion. There are so many more things to be said and considered. And perhaps all of that would be repeatedly over the coming months. For now, its best to let these words settle in our minds.
After the night of fury and chaos in Paris, the world is still dazed. It’s being reported that 129 people were murdered, but with many more still injured and in critical condition. President Francois Hollande called the attacks an “Act of war“. And although the French government has only just begun to identify the attackers (You can read the passport nationalities further down in the Reuters article) ISIS has already claimed responsibility for the attack. It is too early yet to know anything for sure.
This attack comes just months after the ruthless slaughter of the Charlie Hebdo office in France. Using the recent past as a guide, it is possible to make assumptions on the aftermath of the attack.
What was unique about the Charlie Hebdo attack was that since it specifically targeted the magazine, the event sparked a wave of free speech sentiment. But what was…
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