Sally O’Dowd’s Creativity Is Risky: Free Speech in a Charlie Hebdo World, a tribute to the universal human right to free expression and a free press, is resonating with people around the world. Here is a sample of comments. We welcome your thoughts and thank you for sharing.

 

The magazine's photo shoot started over pizza and mimosas at La Lanterna di Vittoria on MacDougal Street. © Michelle Zapata
The magazine’s photo shoot started over pizza and mimosas at La Lanterna di Vittoria on MacDougal Street. © Michelle Zapata

1. Read this before you go to bed tonight.*

2. Anyone curious about what is was like to be a Brit living in France at the time of the Charlie Hebdo attack, I think Sally O’Dowd has captured my thoughts perfectly.

3. I wish I had a copy of it for my coffee table.

4. Your initiative is brave and compassionate. I respect your courage.

5. Huge congratulations on this passionate and comprehensive report and powerful message about such an essential human right.

6. Fascinating perspectives.

7. An interesting view on the status of free expression and the media today. I invite you to read and share.*

New York University students reading Charlie Hebdo in front of a mural off of Houston Street.
New York University students reading Charlie Hebdo in front of a mural off of Houston Street.

8. Beautiful illustration. Bravo!

9. In a world where everybody believes the truth is what they see or hear about, you dare to explore other alternatives.

10. In the name of free speech, humanitarianism, love and peace…check this out…I am very proud to be part of this very special movement.

* Translated from the French.