The weekly is defined as irreverent and deaf to the wishes of power. It was founded in 1992, when he succeeded a header called Hara Kiri. It takes many years doing satire and more or less coarse humor with slip on sneakers for men of all kinds, mainly Catholic and Islamic. In 2011 a mob attack message as tried to prevent the weekly output, however, continued to be published.
On that day in 2011 the headquarters of the magazine Charlie Hebdo dawned burned due to afire caused by a Molotov cocktail thrown by hooded. The attack was a response to the cover of the publication, with a caricature of Mohammed, on victory Islamists in elections in Tunisia.
The satirical weekly is known for his controversial tapas making fun of orthodox religions. In September 2012, the publication showed on its cover a picture that featured an Orthodox Jewpushing a wheelchair in which a man with a turban on his head saying “you should not make fun,” accompanied by the holder sits “Intocable 2″ (a reference to Intocable French film, about a quadriplegic white man and his black assistant).
In January 2013, Charlie Hebdo published another strong cover that caused another stir. On this occasion, the satirical publication showed a comic about the life of Muhammad. The magazine editor, Stephane Charbonnier, Charb, who lives under police custody since 2011 said it was “an authorized biography by Islam, as has been edited by Muslims.” Several masked gunmen Wednesday attacked the offices of a satirical media in France, where 11 people died. The murderers then fled the van slip on.
The French Interior Minister, Bernard Cazeneuve, saidsecurity forces were searching for three men after the attack at noon the weekly, whose cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed have been frequent condemnations of Muslims.Twelve people were killed and eight wounded, four of them extremely serious, according to authorities.