Assassinating the great figures of Charlie Hebdo, the murderers meant that freedom of expression can be payed by death. This is very serious, whatever the motivations of the criminals. Such a crime has the potential consequence of spreading fear and generate absurd retaliatory responses against Muslim people.

The solidarity economy is based on democracy, where freedom of expression is a prerequisite. The actors of the solidarity economy working to create conditions of well being from the basic needs of all living beings to build a society of mutual respect that allows everyone freedom of movement, expression and existence.

The MES (Movement for Solidarity Economy, France) will always stand alongside those who defend these values ​​and addresses an expression of deep brotherhood to all those bereaved by the unjust attack made against the intelligence and the joy of living suffered by those who fell under the bullets of hatred.

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Voir aussi: Bernard MARIS était un militant de l’économie sociale et solidaire