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Brazilians join solidarity march for Paris attacks

Monday, January 12, 2015 - 00:37

About 400 Brazilians take part in a solidarity rally to honour the victims of the Charlie Hebdo attack in Paris. Yiming Woo reports.

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Brazilians on Copacabana beach sing the French national anthem, in a spirit of solidarity after last week's militant attacks in Paris. Islamist gunmen killed 12 people at the office of satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, for cartoons mocking Prophet Mohammad. (SOUNDBITE) (Portuguese) DEMONSTRATOR, GUILLERMO, SAYING: "I'm here to defend the right of freedom of expression in France and to defend the French Republic, which has the great quality of defending the republic itself ahead of any individual agenda." Seventeen people, including police, were killed in three days of violence.

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Brazilians join solidarity march for Paris attacks

Monday, January 12, 2015 - 00:37