Canada After the homage to Samuel Paty, the song "One" from U2 is back to the top of the charts
Decapitated teacher: demonstration "against hatred", Place de la République on Sunday
© Copyright 2020, L'Obs After fear, support for the educational community. Several associations and unions, as well as the newspaper "Charlie Hebdo", call for a united demonstration, Sunday October 18, in memory of Samuel Paty , professor of history assassinated and beheaded , Friday in Conflans-Sainte-Honorine, for having debated in class freedom of expression and the cartoons of Muhammad. The Snes-FSU union, the majority among secondary school teachers, has announced rallies in many towns.
It was certainly the most moving moment of the national homage to Samuel Paty , which took place Wednesday, October 21 at the Sorbonne, under the chairmanship of Emmanuel Macron. The coffin of the history and geography professor of Conflans-Sainte-Honorine (Yvelines), assassinated on Friday for showing caricatures of the Prophet Muhammad in his class, entered the courtyard to the sound of "One" by U2. It was one of the teacher's favorite songs. And it is now in tenth place for the most sought-after songs in France on the Shazam application.
From the album Achtung Baby, released in 1992, the song moved internet users who pay homage to the professor below the song's official music video on YouTube. "We will continue this fight for freedom" of which Samuel Paty is "the face" declaredduring this national tribute to the murdered teacher.
"We must defuse this crisis": two French Muslims testify against the call to boycott French products .
© Copyright 2020, L'Obs In recent days, a boycott campaign has been targeting French products in the Muslim world. This follows Emmanuel Macron's recent words during the tribute ceremony for Samuel Paty, a college professor beheaded for showing his students the caricatures of the Prophet Muhammad. Tribute to Samuel Paty: pupil Macron in the face of the darkness of time In response, accusing the French president of being anti-Muslim, some countries have launched calls to boycott French products.