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World Teacher beheaded in Conflans-Sainte-Honorine: in the face of terror, defend freedom of expression

13:45  17 october  2020
13:45  17 october  2020 Source:   lemonde.fr

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A teacher has been beheaded in a north-western suburb of Paris, with the Mr Macron said he was murdered because he "taught freedom of expression ". The victim has not A man wielding a large knife attacked the teacher in a street in an area called Conflans - Sainte - Honorine , cutting off his head.

The victim was a teacher at a secondary school in the Conflans - Sainte - Honorine area, according to the French National Anti- Terror Prosecutor's office. French President Emmanuel Macron speaks in front of the slain teacher 's school in Conflans Sainte - Honorine .

The assassination of a history-geography professor near his college, Friday October 16 in Yvelines, is news attack on the freedom to think, say, write and draw. To defend it, the mobilization and solidarity of all are more necessary than ever.

Editorial of the "World". The fight against terrorism is a very long-term endeavor: the attack on a history and geography professor on Friday, October 16, in Conflans-Sainte-Honorine (Yvelines), in particularly atrocious conditions, is new proof. Almost six years after the assassination of the Charlie Hebdo team, it is once again freedom of expression that is at the heart of an act of barbarism. And he is once again an intellectual, attached, by his profession and his convictions, to defending the diversity of opinion and religion, who pays him with his life.

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The suspect allegedly beheaded a man at about 5 p.m. in Conflans Sainte - Honorine , northwest He said the victim was murdered because he was a teacher and taught freedom of expression . The attack took place in the suburb of Conflans Sainte - Honorine , about 30 kilometers (19 miles) from

a school at Conflans - Sainte - Honorine in the Yvelines, a suburb north-west of central Paris. The teacher just showed caricatures from Charlie Hebdo as part of a history lesson on freedom of In the face of pressure [from parents], she did her job with remarkable duty. “This evening I want to say to

We will be able to argue endlessly, as we like to do in France and as we are extremely lucky to be able to do, on the circumstances of this new assassination, on its perpetrator (s), on the conditions under which it was able to act and be in France. We will be able to discuss the policies implemented by our successive governments to combat the scourge of radical Islamism, strategies, priorities and means. These controversies are inevitable and these debates are essential in any democratic society.

The fear of the inhabitants of Conflans-Sainte-Honorine after the murder of a teacher, beheaded "by a monster"

But they do not change anything. A man was brutally killed, premeditated, because he had incorporated the freedom to think, say, write and draw into his teaching. This freedom must be taught. It is one of the founding values ​​of our country, it is at the heart of our history, of our identity, of our culture, and it is under attack.

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The teacher who was beheaded in a street in France had received threats after showing The victim is reported to be a teacher of history and geography, who had taken a class about freedom of expression earlier in the month. image captionPolice at the scene in Conflans - Sainte - Honorine .

Teacher beheaded in France. PARIS- Agence France-Presse. since the 2015 terror attacks on the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo and a Jewish supermarket in the capital. 5:00 pm (1500 GMT) near the middle school where the teacher worked in Conflans Saint- Honorine , a who recently showed cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed as part of a class discussion on freedom of expression , police

An ever-present threat

It has been under attack over the past few years. When, on November 13, 2015, the terrorists struck at the Bataclan and on the terraces of Parisian cafes, it was the freedom to live in harmony and to listen to music that was targeted. When, on July 14, 2016, families who had come to watch the fireworks in Nice were massacred, it was the freedom to come together for the national holiday that was targeted.

The French have learned to live with the terrorist threat, but they probably do not understand how much it has remained present, as shown by the number of attacks foiled by the police. Nor to what extent their freedom remains fragile and must be protected. The assassination of the professor, in the midst of the trial of the perpetrators and accomplices of the Charlie Hebdo attack, and shortly after the chopper attack perpetrated by a young Pakistani in front of the former premises of the weekly, tragically reminds them of this. .

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A teenager has beheaded a teacher in northern Paris for showing pictures of Prophet Mohammed in class. A source told Le Parisien: 'The victim had recently given a lesson to his students on freedom of expression and had The bloodbath took place in Conflans - Sainte - Honorine , a suburb some

A man has been found decapitated in Conflans Saint- Honorine , located some 28 km northwest of Paris, according to media reports citing police sources. Other media reports suggested the individual had been “stabbed” in the throat and succumbed to his wound.

As luck would have it, this new attack took place on the eve of the introduction of the curfew in nine urban areas in France, which aims to curb the circulation of the Covid-19 virus. By announcing these measures on Wednesday, President Emmanuel Macron appealed for the solidarity of the French in the face of the health crisis. “We need each other,” he said. We will overcome this crisis, together. "This call for unity, he renewed on Friday evening, this time in the context of the fight against terrorism and what he defined, in a speech delivered two weeks ago, at Les Mureaux, no. far from Conflans-Sainte-Honorine, like “Islamist separatism”: we must “unite”, asked the Head of State; "They will not divide us".

On January 11, 2015, millions of French people, revolted by three days of attacks against journalists, police officers and Jewish compatriots, took to the streets to demonstrate their attachment to the values ​​under attack. Today, in the face of this double crisis, the mobilization and solidarity of French people of all origins, all opinions and all religions is required, more than ever.

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2 students facing possible charges over teacher's beheading .
The killing of Samuel Paty has shocked the country and prompted a government crackdown on radical Islam. Seven people, including two students, will appear before an anti-terror judge for a decision on criminal charges over the killing of 47-year-old history teacher Samuel Paty on Friday. 1/2 SLIDES © Twitter via Abaca/Sipa USA(Sipa via AP Images ap-20293321773022.jpg 2/2 SLIDES © Provided by CBS News Undated file photo of teacher Samuel Paty.

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