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French comedian arrested after Charlie Hebdo gag
by Chine Labbe and Nicolas Bertin
A French comedian was detained for questioning on Wednesday for writing on his Facebook account he felt "Charlie Coulibaly," a word play combining the widespread "I am Charlie" vigil slogan and the name of one of the three gunmen.
More than 3.7 million people marched through the streets of France on Sunday, many of them holding "I am Charlie" signs to honour the memory of the Charlie Hebdo journalists, policemen and kosher shop clients killed by Islamist gunmen last week.
Prosecutors launched Monday an inquiry on potential charges of glorifying terrorism against Dieudonne M'bala M'bala, who has already faced accusations of anti-Semitism and has mocked the killing of U.S. reporter James Foley by Islamic State militants.
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