Taubira says citizens can mock religion

'In the country of Voltaire, we can draw everything'

(ANSA) - Paris, January 15 - French Justice Minister Christiane Taubira said Thursday that France is the homeland of "Voltaire and irreverence, we have the right to laugh at all religions". She spoke at a ceremony for one of the Charlie Hebdo cartoonists murdered last week by terrorists. "We can draw everything, including the Prophet," said Taubira, who spoke at the same time as Pope Francis said it was wrong to mock religious beliefs.
   

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