US News A man arrested in Catalonia for hailing the murder of 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-SECURITE-SPAIN: A man arrested in Catalonia for hailing the murder of Samuel Paty
BARCELONA (Reuters) - A Moroccan was arrested in Barcelona by police for hailing on social media for the murder of Samuel Paty on October 16, Catalan authorities announced on Saturday.
According to the Mossos d'Esquadra, the man, whose identity has not been revealed, expressed his support for the Russian refugee of Chechen origin who beheaded the history professor targeted by a hostile campaign for presenting caricatures of Muhammad as part of a free speech class.
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Presented on Saturday before a court in Barcelona, the man was released under control court and his passport was confiscated.
(Graham Keeley; French version Nicolas Delame)
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