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Charlie Hebdo to stop drawing Mohammed

Renald Luzier, a cartoonist at Charlie Hebdo, will not draw the Prophet Muhammad anymore.

Charlie Hebdo to stop drawing Mohammed

After the tragedy that occurred in the editorial office in January, the cartoonist, who drew the Prophet Mohammed for the first issue of the French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo, said he would no longer draw this image. Renald Luzier, known as Luz, made such a statement during an interview with French magazine Les Inrockuptibles.

"I've got tired of [drawing Muhammad], just like I got tired of drawing Sarkozy. I'm not going to spend my life drawing them," the cartoonist said.

"The terrorists did not win. They will have won if the whole of France continues to be scared," said Luzier.

It should be recalled that 12 people, including the chief editor, were killed on January 7 due to the terrorist attack held by Islamists in the editorial office of Charlie Hebdo in Paris.

As it is known, the first issue after the tragedy was released in 3 million copies. On its cover was a cartoon of the Prophet Muhammad, holding a sign that says "Je suis Charlie" ("I am Charlie"), and the inscription "Tout est pardonné" ("Everything is forgiven"). The issues were sold out in minutes.