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US News Macron: "We will not give up caricatures, drawings"

01:30  22 october  2020
01:30  22 october  2020 Source:   challenges.fr

Conflans attack: what we know about the national tribute to Samuel Paty

 Conflans attack: what we know about the national tribute to Samuel Paty The Elysée announced that the national tribute would be held on Wednesday in the courtyard of the Sorbonne University, in agreement with the family . © afp.com/LOIC VENANCE The University of the Sorbonne in Paris on February 16, 2010 This is a highly symbolic choice. To pay national tribute to , the history and geography teacher Samuel Paty , assassinated on Friday for showing caricatures of Muhammad in class, Emmanuel Macron chose the courtyard of the Sorbonne.

" We will not give up cartoons, drawings , even if others back down," he insisted, saluting "one of these teachers that we do not forget" during a speech in It later emerged, however, that the 13-year-old girl was off sick on the day Paty showed the caricatures of Muhammad in class. The 18-year-old attacker

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Macron © POOL Macron Emmanuel Macron assured that France would not give up "caricatures, drawings", during a national tribute ceremony on Wednesday evening to the beheaded history and geography teacher after showing his students caricatures of Muhammad.

Emmanuel Macron assured that France would not renounce "caricatures, drawings", during a national tribute ceremony Wednesday evening to the history and geography teacher beheaded after showing his students caricatures of Muhammad.

"We will continue, professor. We will defend the freedom that you taught so well and we will promote secularism, we will not renounce caricatures, drawings, even if others retreat", declared the Head of State. France pays homage, from the prestigious Sorbonne University in Paris, to Samuel Paty, victim of a "disastrous conspiracy, of amalgamation" and of "hatred of the other", added Mr. Macron.

VIDEO Emmanuel Macron on the verge of tears during the tribute to Samuel Paty

 VIDEO Emmanuel Macron on the verge of tears during the tribute to Samuel Paty © France 2 VIDEO Emmanuel Macron on the verge of tears during the tribute to Samuel Paty This Wednesday October 21 took place in the courtyard of the Sorbonne in Paris the national homage to Samuel Paty. Emmanuel Macron dedicated a poignant speech to the professor, during which emotion could be read in his face. On Friday October 16, Professor Samuel Paty was assassinated in the middle of the street near his college in Conflans-Sainte-Honorine in the Yvelines.

'France will not give up cartoons': Defiant Macron makes a passionate defence of freedom of speech at memorial for teacher Samuel Paty He showed six front pages of Charlie Hebdo in a civics class in a town near Paris. President Emmanuel Macron tonight said France will not give up its cartoons.

The drawing of Macron , who is not Jewish but who once worked at the Rothschild investment bank, was seen as I will not tolerate my party publishing caricatures that use the codes of antisemitic propaganda.” Since Fillon became the focus of a legal investigation into whether he gave high-paid

Emmanuel Macron chaired Wednesday evening at La Sorbonne a national tribute ceremony to the teacher Samuel Paty, "quiet hero", "face of the Republic" whose assassination near his college by a radicalized Muslim moved France .

The Presidents of the Assemblies, the whole government and personalities like the mayor of Paris Anne Hidalgo and the former president François Hollande faced the coffin of the 47-year-old professor, father of a five-year-old child, deposited in the courtyard of the historic university, in the heart of Paris.

Samuel Paty was killed "because he embodied the Republic which is reborn every day in the classrooms, the freedom which is transmitted and perpetuated at school", said Emmanuel Macron, who presented the teacher with the badges of the Legion of Honor posthumously.

Terror in Paris: The murderer was probably in contact with jihadists

 Terror in Paris: The murderer was probably in contact with jihadists After the Islamist assassination attempt on a teacher near Paris, the investigators are following a lead to Syria. The perpetrator had contact with a Russian-speaking jihadist in the civil war country, according to sources familiar with the case on Thursday. The identity of this Islamist has not yet been clarified. © AFP French anti-terrorist units cordon off the crime scene near Paris. Meanwhile, the judiciary initiated investigations against seven suspects. Among them are two students.

Macron said EU leaders have agreed to take "all measures necessary" to avoid economic instability caused by the coronavirus crisis, adding that "at the European level we will be more flexible in terms of state aid" and that countries' health ministers will speak to the European Commission on a daily basis.

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Video: Tribute to Samuel Paty: "We will not give up caricatures" (Macron) (AFP)

"Samuel Paty was killed because the Islamists want our future and they know that 'with quiet heroes like him, they will never have it ", continued the head of state.

For Emmanuel Macron, the deceased is "the victim of the fatal conspiracy of stupidity, lies, amalgamation, hatred of the other, of the hatred of what deeply, existentially, we are".

"Samuel Paty on Friday became the face of the Republic, of our desire to break terrorists, to reduce Islamists, to live as a community of free citizens in our country," said the president.

During the moving ceremony concluded by a Marseillaise, a friend of the teacher read a text by Jean Jaurès "to teachers". A student read a letter from Albert Camus to his teacher in front of the coffin which arrived on the scene to the sound of the song "One" by the group U2.

Erdogan calls for a boycott of French goods in conflict with Macron

 Erdogan calls for a boycott of French goods in conflict with Macron In the dispute over the Islamic statements by French head of state Emmanuel Macron, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has called for a boycott of French goods. "Don't pay attention to French-labeled goods, don't buy them," Erdogan said in a televised speech on Monday, joining a series of calls for boycotts in the Middle East. Meanwhile, the federal government condemned Erdogan's statements about Macron as "completely unacceptable".

Emmanuel Macron is wrapping up this three-day tour of Washington as part of the Trump administration's first state visit. Get Breaking News Delivered to Your Inbox. "France will not leave JCPOA because we signed it," said Macron , using the acronym for the Joint Comprehensive Plan of

Emmanuel Macron said Europe needed more unity -- not less -- to face up to China, Russia and the U . S . “Either we decide to divide, and we will become the place where Chinese, Russian and American influences can play their games, or we decide to regain control and be sovereign.”

Professor of history and geography, Samuel Paty was beheaded on Friday near his college in Conflans-Sainte-Honorine (Yvelines) by a Russian refugee of Chechen origin after being the target of a hostile campaign on social networks for presenting caricatures of Muhammad in a course on freedom of expression.

Several newspapers, including the weeklies L'Express and Marianne as well as the regional daily La Nouvelle République, have chosen to publish caricatures of Muhammad, also at the origin of the killing that occurred in January 2015 in the editorial staff of the satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo, whose trial is ongoing.

During the tribute to La Sorbonne, the socialist president of the Occitanie region, Carole Delga, had cartoons of Charlie Hebdo journalists, some of whom were assassinated, projected on regional hotels in Toulouse and Montpellier.

"No weakness, no compromise with the enemies of the Republic", she wrote in a statement.

Caricatures: the Arab-Muslim world protests again against France .
© Provided by Le Point caricatures, Mahomet Bangladesh , Pakistan , India , Mali ... France continues to be the target of criticism from the Arab-Muslim world. On Friday, they were tens of thousands of people, in many countries, to demonstrate against France, to burn effigies of Emmanuel Macron or to call for a boycott of French products. The reason for their anger does not change: they protest the position of France on the caricatures of the prophet Muhammad .

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