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  • Charlie Hebdo Receives $4.4 million in Donations

  • Satirical magazine will distribute funds to victims in coming days

50115001. París.- El Instituto del Mundo Arabe de París, IMA, por sus siglas en francés, ha desplegado en su fachada un enorme cartel en francés y en árabe con el mensaje “Somos Charlie”, en referencia al mensaje de solidaridad con los atentados contra el semanario “Charlie Hebdo” de la semana pasada.NOTIMEX/FOTO/DAVID DEL RÍO/COR/EBF/FRANCIA15/,

01 of March 2016 09:51:20

Paris — The French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo announced Tuesday that it received a total of $4.4 billion from around in the world in donations for victims of the January 2015 attacks.

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In a statement, the magazine confirmed that €4.1 million were received from 34,000 anonymous donors from 84 countries around the world.

The victims and the families of the 17 people who died who died during the attacks on Jan. 7, 2015 will receive what they are owed “in the coming days.”

The magazine confirmed that the distribution of the funds will be “impartial and confidential.”

Following the attacks the magazine’s sales, which had been flagging, improved significantly and it received thousands of new subscribers.



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