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Entertainment Assassination of Samuel Paty: in Conflans, a very followed white march

00:40  21 october  2020
00:40  21 october  2020 Source:   lefigaro.fr

Decapitated teacher: demonstration "against hatred", Place de la République on Sunday

 Decapitated teacher: demonstration © 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.

The beheading of Samuel Paty has opened a very raw wound in France; one that threatens the cherished image of unity here, and which is stubbornly refusing to heal. The number of people who think violence is justified in response to cartoons of Muhammad is very small.

The teacher, Samuel Paty, was beheaded last week after he showed his class a cartoon of the Prophet Mohammed as part of a lesson on freedom of The murder, which occurred in Conflans -Sainte-Honorine, shook France, triggering demonstrations and a government crackdown against Islamic

Quatre jours après la décapitation de Samuel Paty, les habitants de Conflans-Sainte-Honorine et les élèves du collège dans lequel il enseignait se sont rassemblés, mardi, pour rendre hommage au professeur. © Sébastien Soriano / Le Figaro Four days after the beheading of Samuel Paty, the inhabitants of Conflans-Sainte-Honorine and the students of the college where he taught are gathered on Tuesday to pay tribute to the professor.

"Thank you Mr. Paty, my teacher. Freedom. Equality. Fraternity. Secularism." With this sign around her neck, Louise, a student of Samuel Paty, came to pay homage to the one who had been her teacher for three years. Like her, several thousand people took part in the white march organized on Tuesday evening in Conflans-Sainte-Honorine at the call of the city, associations of parents of pupils, the educational community of the college of the history teacher - geography.

PORTRAIT. Samuel Paty, "a very calm and attentive teacher"

 PORTRAIT. Samuel Paty, © Sipa Samule Paty, this 47-year-old teacher who was killed on Friday near the college where he worked, was respected. His lips pay homage to a righteous man who loves freedom. "Mr. Paty." In front of the college of Bois-d'Aulne, in Conflans-Sainte-Honorine (Yvelines), on Saturday, all the students who came to pay homage to their history-geography teacher speak of "Monsieur Paty". Those who were in his classes talk about it quickly, in a frantic, almost cathartic way.

Samuel Paty: France in shock after teacher is decapitated in Paris – video. A history teacher decapitated outside his secondary school in a Paris suburb Samuel Paty, 47, who taught history and geography at the school in Conflans -Sainte-Honorine , north-west of the French capital, was attacked

Samuel Paty was murdered after showing cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad in class. A minute's silence was followed by the playing of the Marseillaise. All the protesters were wearing masks to protect from coronavirus. He followed Mr Paty as he walked home from work.

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Four days after the beheading of the teacher by an Islamist terrorist, the inhabitants " needed this gathering, reports Laurent Brosse, mayor of Conflans-Sainte-Honorine. They are deeply upset, shocked, hurt and sometimes angry. They need to express these feelings, to be listened to, to stick together. And to pay homage to Samuel ».

In this suburban town of Yvelines, the shock is immense. "It touches us very much, confides Alexia and Rebecca, two students overwhelmed by emotion. In front of the college, on the square filled with flowers and little words, the crowd applauded "Monsieur Paty" as well as the teaching teams of the college before observing a moment of silence. Then the procession, where the local elected officials were numerous, began its march towards the Place de la Liberté in Conflans. Quite a symbol. Valérie Pécresse, president of the Île-de-France region, was also keen to participate in this "republican rite" of the white march because it is a "necessary step for mourning". But after "it will take action", considers it.

After the Conflans attack, many imams condemn the assassination of Samuel Paty

 After the Conflans attack, many imams condemn the assassination of Samuel Paty Mohammed Moussaoui, President of the French Council for Muslim Worship, denounces in a forum "the outbreaks of terrorism claiming to be Islam, a" pandemic “Fierce world”. During the weekend, many Muslim voices condemned the assassination, Friday October 16, of Samuel Paty, professor of history and geography in Conflans-Sainte-Honorine (Yvelines).

Follow RT on. French teacher Samuel Paty, who was brutally murdered near Paris on Friday, had his private details exposed on The original complaint was reportedly lodged by the father of a 13-year-old girl who studied at the school in Conflans -Sainte-Honorine, where Paty taught history and geography.

Signs read 'Je suis Samuel ' outside the school in Conflans -Sainte-Honorine in tribute to Mr Paty, who was killed on Friday. Teenagers arriving to lay flowers in front of Bois d'Aulne middle school to pay their respect after Mr Party 's murder. French police officers were seen standing guard and holding


Video: "Je suis prof": thousands of French people pay homage to Samuel Paty, the murdered teacher (Euronews)

"I will not give up"

A little earlier, teachers, many former students of the establishment and many residents came to meditate in front of the college. "I think of all the teachers I had in my schooling and it hurts my heart. We spend almost more time with them than with our parents, " notes Ornella, a law student who came to lay a white rose.

Nasser, an inhabitant of the neighborhood, Muslim, displays an sign "I am Samuel". “They succeeded in creating fear. They want to disunite us, install distrust, he loses hope, tears in his voice. But religion is love. ” “We feel deeply touched, confides Magali, a teacher from Colombes. But I won't give up. I will continue to do like Samuel Paty, to teach students freedom of expression. We must join forces. ” "It's a complicated drama for the kids to deal with. Inexplicable. The return to school on November 2 will be difficult. There will be one absent, observes Louise's mother. He was a professor with a passion for history. Now he's part of History . " In order to honor his memory, the department proposes to rename the Collège du Bois-d'Aulne after Samuel Paty.

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" Everywhere in France, this freedom to analyze and criticize must be taught to our young people! We owe it to Samuel Paty ”, challenged the mayor of Conflans in a speech at the end of the rally. Before announcing the creation of a place dedicated to the memory of this day of October 16, with a stele in tribute to the professor.

Conflans attack: The imam of the Pantin mosque, closed by Gérald Darmanin, “withdraws” .
The mosque's Facebook page shared the video of the student's parent against the presentation of Mohammed's caricatures by Samuel Paty to college students. The imam of the Pantin mosque is accused of being “involved in the Islamist movement” © CHRISTOPHE SAIDI / SIPA A faithful arrives at the Pantin mosque on October 20, 2020. RADICALIZATION - The mosque's Facebook page shared the video of the student's parent against Samuel Paty's presentation of the Muhammad caricatures to college students.

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