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French Street Artist Combo Physically Assaulted Over His Latest Art Work - "Coexist"
However, it was found very offensive by local Muslims who demanded he take it down.
After the artist refused to take down his reknown ‘Coexist’ street art, Four Muslims from a ghetto east of Paris, beat the artist. Combo suffered a dislocated shoulder, bruises and a black eye.
The attack is characteristic of the inter-religious tensions that plague France and have been exacerbated by the Charlie Hebdo tragedy.