French schools pay homage to Samuel Paty, whose murder shocked the nation

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    Students across France on Monday paid homage to Samuel Paty with a minute’s silence at 11am, 17 days after his murder. The teacher was beheaded by an Islamic extremist over a class he taught on freedom of expression. The attack shocked the nation and enflamed tensions between France and the Muslim world.

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