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16-year-old Mila reawakens France's blasphemy demons

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A teenager from Grenoble is at the centre of a debate on freedom of speech and the right to blaspheme, after she became a target of death threats for criticising Islam online. The divisive discussion that has followed is a reminder of the aftermath of the Charlie Hebdo shooting. The satirical weekly's mockery of religion led its top cartoonists to be killed by vengeful jihadists. #JeSuisMila (I am Mila) is the online campaign of support for free speech in all its forms, even when it offends, in an echo of the #JeSuisCharlie hashtag that emerged after the 2015 terror attack. 

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