Skip to comments.Charlie Hebdo cartoonist reveals terrorists threatened to murder her toddler unless she let them in
Posted on 01/07/2015 11:30:11 AM PST by maggief
Corrine Rey and her daughter saw two other cartoonists being killed
They threatened her into giving them entry code for the office building
She says men 'who spoke perfect French' claimed to be Al Qaeda terrorists
Attackers were reportedly heard shouting: 'the Prophet has been avenged'
The masked men asked people's names before killing editor and cartoonist
'There were several corpses on the floor,' said office worker from building
He entered room right after attackers had gone to see 'blood everywhere'
A young mother and cartoonist who survived the Charlie Hebdo massacre in Paris today said she had let the suspected Al Qaeda killers into the magazine office.
Corrine Rey said she had returned from picking up her young daughter from a kindergarten when she was confronted by two heavily armed men wearing balaclavas.
'I had gone to pick up my daughter at day care, arriving in front of the magazine building, where two masked and armed men brutally threatened us,' said Ms Rey, who draws under the name 'Coco'.
'They said they wanted to go up to the offices, so I tapped in the code,' said Ms Rey, referring to the digi-code security system on the inter-phone.
Miss Rey and her daughter hid under a desk, from where they saw two other cartoonists being executed.
'They shot Wolinski and Cabu,' she said, 'It lasted five minutes. I had taken refuge under a desk.
She said the men 'spoke French perfectly' and 'claimed they were 'Al Qaeda terrorists'.
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Cartoonists dead, Al Qaeda Alive!
Wouldn’t have happened that way in Dallas, Biloxi, Orlando or Des Moines folks.
My name? Why, it’s Habib Jedidi...
I suppose she panicked.
Terrible, she traded her life and her child’s life for 12 coworkers lives.
She didn’t trade anything. Those guys were going in with or without the code. She saved her baby.
sad story, sad society
And Islam murdered them and attacked freedom of speech today. The Muslim Obama at the white house is against freedom.
Here are just 2 of the cartoonists of the 12 murdered:
Agree. She will have to live with that now. I am surprised they didn’t kill her and her daughter, too.
Everything will be so much better for us Dhimmis once we are under Sharia law.
At the age of 53 Muhamad the prophet of Islam married a 6 year old girl named Aisha
This cult of Islam is really sick
They probably did not want to “go loud” until they had slipped inside and upstairs to the editorial office. Any shots at the door on the street would have ruined the sneak attack. Many more doors would have locked inside, police would have come, etc. They had five minutes inside. Getting inside quietly was a critical part of their plan.
She allowed it.
Perhaps they had such good target information that they knew that at that time, she comes back to the office with her kid and puts in the code to open the door.
If so, very good target analysis, very good (evil) plan.
The terrorists probably didn’t want to get slowed down by killing the receptionist, because they wanted to get two targets in particular, the cartoonist and the editor, and they needed to identify them. They killed them both and then shot all the other people, including the police outside. The woman and her daughter were hiding under a desk at that point and they probably couldn’t see them and didn’t want to take the time to look for them, because they weren’t important.
Probably in their haste, didn’t realize she was with the magazine. There were other offices the muslims went into asking where the Charlie offices were.
It seems to me that they had a lot of information about the office. Possibly they had simply been watching it for some time, or possibly they had someone on the inside or someone who had worked there and knew the routine.
Hope she plans to move and find another job out of the country. She'll be on their next hit list...kid or not.
May I ask what your source is for this assertion? I simply wish to document it as fact...
“I am surprised they didnt kill her and her daughter, too.”
7.62x39 ammo is heavy (more than 6 magazines you feel it) and firing automatic, they would burn through it quickly. The gunmen probably conserved ammo to make sure they had enough for their intended targets. These guys were not amateurs.
If someone pointed a gun at my granddaughter's head and said " open the door or I'll shoot", that door is opening up faster than it takes time to say OK.
It's easy to Monday morning quarterback, but there are few here who would have done differently.
I refuse to fault her for her decision. I would have done the same.
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