Hundreds Rally To Show Support For France In Boston

CBS Boston

BOSTON (CBS) — Hundreds rallied on Boston Common Sunday in solidarity with the people of France in the wake of deadly terrorist attacks.

The demonstrators waved French flags and held signs that read “Je Suis Charlie,” which has become a rallying cry after 12 people were gunned down at the Charlie Hebdo satirical magazine in Paris.

A sign at a rally in support of France on the Boston Common (Julie Loncich/WBZ) A sign at a rally in support of France on the Boston Common (Julie Loncich/WBZ)

Sunday’s event was held on the Parkman Bandstand on the Common.

“This public gathering will be the opportunity for the French, Francophone community, and their friends to join together in support of the victims of the terrorist attacks in Paris and the freedom of speech,” a post on the Consulate General of France in Boston Facebook page said.

A dog at a rally supporting France on the Boston Common (Julie Loncich/WBZ) A dog at a rally supporting France on the Boston Common (Julie Loncich/WBZ)

On Saturday, the French Cultural Center held a…

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