the-daily-tar-heelGunmen attacked the headquarters of French satirical publication Charlie Hebdo on Jan. 7 after the magazine published cartoons satirizing the Prophet Mohammad, killing 12 people and injuring others.

Daily Tar Heel staff writer Marisa Bakker interviewed Nadia Yaqub, chairwoman of UNC’s Department of Asian Studies and coordinator of the Arabic program, about the tension between the western free press and Islamic extremism, which could have led to the Charlie Hebdo attack.

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