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A defiant Charlie Hebdo: it's not the front page the terrorists would've wanted, it's what we wanted

It has been shown by many news organisations, but many others have decided not to print it. The new edition of the satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo features the prophet Mohammad, an act of defiance after the massacre of 12 people by Islamist extremists at the paper's offices in Paris. Luz, the designer of the cartoon, told reporters: "It's not the front page the world wanted us to do. But it's the front page we wanted. It's not the front page a terrorist would have wanted us to do - there are no terrorists on there. "There's just a guy who's crying. It's Mohammed. I am sorry, we drew him again. But this Mohammed is, above everything else, a man in tears." And the paper is vowing that from now on it is going to be business as usual. G'erard Biard, editor-in-chief of Charlie Hebdo, said: "There will be a future for us, that's for sure. I don't know yet what it will be like, but the paper will exist. There will be no interruption. This means that in two weeks there will be another Charlie Hebdo in the kiosks." Three million copies are being printed for Wednesday's worldwide distribution in numerous languages, against the normal run of just 60,000. The two gunmen claim they were avenging the prophet for previous cartoons published by Charlie, which poked fun at every religion and sector of society.

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