Minute of silence in French schools for slain teacher

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  • FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “Minute of silence in French schools for slain teacher” – below is their description.

    A minute of silence has been held to honour Samuel Paty, the civics teacher brutally murdered after showing caricatures of the Prophet Muhammed in a lesson. As FRANCE 24’s senior reporter Chris Moore explains, the killing sent shockwaves through France, where teaching is regarded as the vanguard in protecting the country’s egalitarian values.

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