With security services on high alert after a killing spree in Paris by Islamic extremists, police in the northern German port city of Hamburg said no one was injured in the blaze at the headquarters of the regional daily Hamburger Morgenpost, which caused only slight damage.
"Rocks and then a burning object were thrown through the window," a police spokesman told AFP.
"Two rooms on lower floors were damaged but the fire was put out quickly."
The Hamburger Morgenpost, known locally as the MOPO, had splashed the Charlie Hebdo cartoons on its front page after the massacre at the Paris publication, running the headline "This much freedom must be possible!" (Continue Reading.)
Sunday, January 11, 2015
German Newspaper Hamburger Morgenpost Firebombed for Reprinting Charlie Hebdo Cartoons
Didn't anyone bother to tell the arsonists that Islam promotes open criticism and free speech, as politicians and the media insist?