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Euronews 18 Oct 2020

Rally takes place in Paris in tribute to beheaded teacher

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WATCH LIVE: Rally takes place in Paris paying tribute to the professor who was beheaded in a northwestern suburb of the French capital on Friday.


Demonstrations were held across France in a show of solidarity after the beheading of a teacher on his way home from school. Thousands gathered in central Paris to pay their respects to Samuel Paty, who was killed after showing cartoons of the Muslim prophet Mohammed in a class on freedom of expression. People held aloft posters declaring "no totalitarianism of thought." Police have detained 11 people in connection with the killing. The suspect was shot dead by police soon after the attack.
#Demonstrators in #France on Sunday took part in gatherings in support of freedom of speech and in tribute to a history #teacher who was beheaded near Paris after discussing caricatures of Islam's Prophet Muhammad with his class. Samuel #Paty was beheaded on Friday by a 18-year-old Moscow-born Chechen refugee who was shot dead by police.
French police on Monday launched a series of raids targeting Islamist networks, three days after the beheading of a history teacher who had shown his pupils a cartoon of the Prophet Mohammed. "The enemy is here," Prime Minister Jean Castex told parliament shortly after lawmakers held a minute's silence in the National Assembly. "Radical Islam has infiltrated our society founded on tolerance."
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