Skip to main content
Spotlight on France

Spirit of unity missing in France a year after Charlie Hebdo march

Audio 10:00
Visitor to the Place de la Republique, a year after the Charlie Hebdo march that brought two million to the streets of Paris
Visitor to the Place de la Republique, a year after the Charlie Hebdo march that brought two million to the streets of Paris Sarah Elzas

Monday marks the one-year anniversary of the march in which hundreds of thousands of people - nearly 2 million Paris alone - took to the streets of France, following the Charlie Hebdo terrorist attacks. Many participants found a sense of unity, the so-called esprit Charlie, or spirit of Charlie. But it did not appear to last, especially with another terrorist attack less than a year later. As France wrapped up several days of memorial services for the January 2015 attacks this weekend, RFI asks what happened to the spirit of unity after the march.

Page not found

The content you requested does not exist or is not available anymore.