World Who was Samuel Paty, the professor assassinated in Conflans-Sainte-Honorine?
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The teacher killed in a Paris suburb reportedly showed his pupils cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad.The victim is said to have shown controversial cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad to his pupils. The attacker was shot dead by police.
Friday,, in the middle of the street in Conflans-Sainte-Honorine in Yvelines, near his college. In the aftermath of this tragedy, those who worked with Samuel Paty describe a great teacher, committed, invested. "He was nice, I liked him, he taught us well. I was not very good in history, but when he arrived, I raised my average. Because he liked what he really liked. was his subject. He liked to teach us ", testifies Martial, one of his former students.
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Muslim organisations are being investigated too after the beheading of French teacher Samuel Paty.Some of those being questioned are believed to have posted messages of support for the killer of Samuel Paty.
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Video: "It's horrible": the emotion of a student's parent the day after the attack in Conflans-Sainte-Honorine (Le Figaro)
According to information from Europe 1, Samuel Paty was educated in Lyon. A preparatory course, then university, until the Capes d´histoire which he obtained in 1997 before coming to teach in the Paris region. One of his former college friends says he's devastated. He remembers a "brilliant student, a great teacher, a man of dialogue". This is also what the Lyon academy retains, which in a press release adds that Samuel Paty leaves the memory of a professor "deeply committed to the promotion of the values of the Republic". Samuel Paty was also a quiet and sympathetic man, that's what we were told at the tennis club, where he had played for three years, in Eragny, the town where he had settled.
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French authorities said Tuesday they would close a Paris mosque as part of a clampdown on radical Islam that has yielded over a dozen arrests following the beheading of a teacher who had shown his pupils a cartoon of the Prophet Mohammed. The mosque in a densely-populated suburb northeast of Paris had disseminated a video on its Facebook page days before Friday's gruesome murder, railing against teacher Samuel Paty's choice of material for aThe mosque in a densely-populated suburb northeast of Paris had disseminated a video on its Facebook page days before Friday's gruesome murder, railing against teacher Samuel Paty's choice of material for a class discussion on freedom of expression, said a source close to the investi
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Emotion is also expressed on social networks. There are words, thoughts for those close to this father. Many anonymous relay the photo of Samuel Paty, in a t-shirt and sunglasses by the sea. Many of his colleagues, history and geography teachers, are thinking of a way to pay homage to him, with a minute of silence with the students or a debate during a lesson. The Élysée indicated on Saturday that a national tribute, the location of which has not yet been announced, will be paid to it on Wednesday.
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The gov’t has acted quickly after Samuel Paty was attacked, but Muslims worry they will be collectively punished.The teenager attacked Samuel Paty, a 47-year-old father, in broad daylight on Friday, beheading him near his school in Conflans-Sainte-Honorine, a suburb about 15 miles (24km) from the centre of a Paris.