As millions gather in Paris to protest against terrorism and for free speech and tolerance, the French consulate in San Francisco will host a solidarity rally on Sunday at 2 p.m. at the Civic Center Plaza. The rally will honor the victims at the Charlie Hebdo newspaper and a kosher supermarket, where Islamic radicals killed 12 and four, respectively, last week.
A Facebook announcement reads:
In partnership with the French Consulate General in San Francisco, we’ll rally this Sunday on the plaza of Civic Center in front of the City Hall of San Francisco starting at 2pm. We’ll observe a minute’s silence at 2:30pm to remember the journalists, the artists, the cops, the hostages and the people who lost their lives this week in France. Bring your family, your friends, and people who share our love for the freedom of speech and the press. Bring pens, flags, candles, and let’s show the world how close we are to our friends in France. As for Wednesday’s rally, many of our friends at the French Consulate, including the Consul, will be with us.
Spontaneous rallies and vigils broke out in San Francisco and several other California cities last week after the terror attack at Charlie Hebdo.
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