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Offbeat Professor beheaded. "Fear is not our religion", affirms Jean-Michel Blanquer

02:15  18 october  2020
02:15  18 october  2020 Source:   ouest-france.fr

Grisly beheading of teacher in terror attack rattles France

  Grisly beheading of teacher in terror attack rattles France PARIS (AP) — For the second time in three weeks, terror struck France, this time with the gruesome beheading of a history teacher in a street in a Paris suburb. The suspected attacker was shot and killed by police. French President Emmanuel Macron denounced what he called an “Islamist terrorist attack” and urged the nation to stand united against extremism. The teacher had discussed caricatures of Islam's Prophet Muhammad with his class, authorities said. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) { medianetNativeAdOnArticle.

A teacher has been beheaded in a north-western suburb of Paris, with the attacker shot dead by police. The victim is said to have shown controversial cartoons of the Prophet The victim has not been named. The knife-wielding attacker was shot as officers tried to arrest him in the aftermath of the attack.

Education minister Jean - Michel Blanquer gave his response to the beheading of a French teacher. Describing it as "rooted in hatred", Mr Blanquer said French people now needed to show their pride in their Republican values of liberty, equality and fraternity, and also emphasised the importance of

Le ministre de l'Education nationale, Jean-Michel Blanquer, sur le plateau du 20h de France 2, samedi 17 octobre © CAPTURE D'ECRAN / FRANCE 2 The Minister of National Education, Jean-Michel Blanquer, on the set of 20h de France 2, Saturday October 17

Guest of the 8pm of France 2, the Minister of National Education expressed his "emotion" after the assassination of Samuel Paty, a history and geography professor beheaded after a course on freedom of expression .

The day after the assassination of Samuel Paty , an professor of history and geography beheaded after a course on freedom of expression , Jean-Michel Blanquer wanted to share the emotion that hugged all. But the Minister of National Education, invited to 8 pm France 2 on Saturday, October 17, immediately assured: This emotion should not be synonymous with fear. I think of this teacher who was not afraid to practice his profession. And to assert: Fear is not our religion. I appeal for the unity of the adult world, to defend without fear and without reproach freedom, equality, fraternity and therefore secularism.

Beheaded teacher Paty will get France's highest honour: minister

  Beheaded teacher Paty will get France's highest honour: minister Beheaded teacher Paty will get France's highest honour: ministerPaty was murdered on Friday in broad daylight outside his school in a middle-class Paris suburb by an 18-year-old of Chechen origin. Police shot the attacker dead.

A picture of the beheaded teacher was posted to social media in the immediate aftermath, but it is not clear if this was by the assailant or an accomplice. His grandparents and brothers are among those arrested. Teachers across France told journalists of their fear , stunned by the targeting of a colleague

Education Minister Jean - Michel Blanquer said on Twitter he would address students, staff and their families via video on Saturday regarding the attack . " Our unity and our resolve are the only responses faced with the monstrosity of Islamist terrorism," the Minister wrote. France has over the past several

Jean-Michel Blanquer, who announced his participation on Sunday in the rally announced at Place de la République in Paris to pay tribute to Samuel Paty, said: Education is our first defense, we must pass on our values ​​to our children.

He also returned to the facts and in particular the controversial linked to the course taught by Samuel Paty , during which he showed his students caricatures of Muhammad. A complaint was lodged by a parent of a student, who led the police to interview the teacher. The latter then explained the course of his course and in turn filed a complaint for defamation. Samuel Paty was accompanied by the college principal when he filed the complaint. There were no death threats against him at the time, assured Jean-Michel Blanquer. No one could imagine he was going to be murdered.

Decapitated teacher: the FSU wishes to organize a rally on Sunday Place de la République, in Paris .
The general secretary of the teachers' union wishes to "organize the expression of national solidarity, beyond the educational community". © Provided by Franceinfo "We need national cohesion, we need support," reacts Benoît Teste, secretary general of the FSU, after the meeting with Jean Castex and Jean-Michel Blanquer at the Ministry of Education national, after the assassination of a professor , Friday October 16 afternoon in Conflans-Sainte-Honorine.

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