A courtroom sketch shows the accused and their lawyers in protective masks at the Paris courthouse on Wednesday, the first day of the Charlie Hebdo trial. Image: AFPA courtroom sketch shows the accused and their lawyers in protective masks at the Paris courthouse on Wednesday, the first day of the Charlie Hebdo trial. Image: AFP
A courtroom sketch shows the accused and their lawyers in protective masks at the Paris courthouse on Wednesday, the first day of the Charlie Hebdo trial. Image: AFP

Charlie Hebdo attackers killed to avenge Prophet Mohammad, French court hears

  • Trial begins for suspects in 2015 attacks that left 12 dead
  • Gunman stormed office of French satirical magazine nearly a decade after it published cartoons mocking the Prophet

Topic |   France
A courtroom sketch shows the accused and their lawyers in protective masks at the Paris courthouse on Wednesday, the first day of the Charlie Hebdo trial. Image: AFPA courtroom sketch shows the accused and their lawyers in protective masks at the Paris courthouse on Wednesday, the first day of the Charlie Hebdo trial. Image: AFP
A courtroom sketch shows the accused and their lawyers in protective masks at the Paris courthouse on Wednesday, the first day of the Charlie Hebdo trial. Image: AFP
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