The French satirical newspaper whose staff was decimated in an Islamist attack will publish as scheduled next week, some of its surviving employees told AFP on Thursday.

Charlie Hebdo will publish next Wednesday to defiantly show that "stupidity will not win," said columnist Patrick Pelloux, who is also an emergency room doctor.

The newspaper's lawyer, Richard Malka, said one million copies would be printed instead of the normal 60,000 because of the worldwide attention brought by Wednesday's bloody attack.

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