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FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “Samuel Paty: Teachers speak out about religious tensions in their classrooms” – below is their description.
Tens of thousands of people rallied in Paris and cities across France on Sunday in solidarity with a teacher beheaded for showing pupils cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed. Demonstrators on the Place de la Republique held aloft posters declaring: “No to totalitarianism of thought” and “I am a teacher” in memory of murdered colleague Samuel #Paty.FRANCE 24 English YouTube Channel
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In This Story: Samuel Paty
Samuel Paty, a teacher, was killed near Paris on Friday October 16 2020, after showing pupils cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed during a lesson on freedom of speech.