Charlie Hebdo Attacks

paris-victims_3161088kJanuary 12, 2015 – Segment 2

On January 7th 2015 , four gunmen, claiming affiliation with Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, embarked on  a rampage that has left more than 17 people dead in and around Paris.   In the wake of these recent attacks, we sit down with our panel to discuss the tragic events of last week and the renewed debate regarding secularism, free speech, Islamophobia and the radicalization of Muslim youth in Europe.

With: Dr. Florence Martin, Professor of French and Francophone Literature and Film at Goucher College; Zainab Chaudry, Executive Director of the Council on American Islamic Relations Maryland; and Dr. Thabit A.J. Abdullah, Associate Professor of Middle East History and Associate Dean for External Relations at York University, Toronto.