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Cultural centre in ruins months after Charlie Hebdo riots

In mid-January, violence erupted in Niger's southern city of Zinder, sparked by the post-attack edition of French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo. The front cover showed a weeping Prophet Mohammed, which many Muslims saw as an insult. Churches, Christian schools and a Franco-Nigerien cultural centre were attacked. Six months on, our reporter Ben Barnier returned to Zinder, where the scars of destruction remain everywhere to be seen.


Programme prepared by Patrick Lovett and Elom Marcel Toble

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