The moving tributes to the victims of the Charlie Hebdo shooting

Artists around the world have been responding to the Charlie Hebdo shooting, while social media users changed their avatars and tweeted out poignant images in solidarity with victims of the massacre.

At least 12 people were killed and five seriously injured after masked men stormed the offices of Paris-based satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo at around midday on Wednesday.

The incident is France’s deadliest terror attack in at least two decades.

French president François Hollande has said the shooting was "undoubtedly" a terrorist attack. It is thought one motivation for the attack may have been some of the controversial cartoons the magazine has published, including some caricatures of the prophet Muhammad. However no group has yet come forward to claim responsibility for the attack and the gunmen remain at large.

Twitter users shared several of these moving cartoons as a tribute to the victims of the killings.

Robert Mankoff

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