Ahmed Merabet's eulogy is the most important thing you'll read on Charlie Hebdo - Vox: My brother was French, Algerian, and of the Muslim religion. He was very proud of the name Ahmed Merabet, proud to represent the French police, and to defend the values of the [French] Republic: liberty, equality and fraternity.
Through his determination, he had just received his judicial police diploma and was shortly due to leave for work in the field. His colleagues describe him as a man of action who was passionate about his job.
I address myself now to all the racists, Islamophobes, and anti-Semites:
One must not confuse extremists with Muslims. Madness has neither
color nor religion. I want to make another point: stop painting
everybody with the same brush, stop burning mosques or synagogues. You
are attacking people. It won't bring back our dead, and it won't appease