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Renald “Luz” Luzier, the cartoonist who drew the cover for the upcoming new issue of Charlie Hebdodepicting the Prophet Muhammad with a “Je suis Charlie” sign — boldly stood by the importance of humor at a press conference on Tuesday: “The people who committed this act, they are people who lack humor.”

Click above to watch Luz’s statement of confidence in the wider public — then share this video.

Video via NBC News.

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