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Charlie Hebdo’s most famous cartoons, translated and explained

The role political satire plays in France is unlike anything in the US. In the video above, Vox's Amanda Taub translates the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo'smost famous cartoons and explains what they say about French society.

Click here for more of Vox's coverage of the Charlie Hebdo attack.

And read more about the the magazine's most iconic covers here: Charlie Hebdo and its biting satire, explained in 9 of its most iconic covers