Two iconic French cartoonists lay down their pens

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    IN THE PRESS – Wednesday, March 31, 2021: We look at reactions to a UN report’s finding that French troops killed 19 civilians at a wedding in central Mali back in January. With Afghanistan’s power-sharing talks set to continue, the New York Times warns it’s “a half-acknowledged truth that the Taliban have the upper hand”. In France, a star sports commentator is suspended over sexual harassment claims, while it’s the end of an era for French editorial cartoons as icons Willem and Plantu lay down their pens. Plus, why female soldiers in Switzerland can finally stop wearing men’s underwear.

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