Thousands rally in Paris to pay homage to decapitated teacher

PARIS — Thousands of people gather in central Paris today to pay homage to the teacher decapitated two days ago for showing cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed to his pupils.

Demonstrators hold aloft posters declaring: “No to totalitarianism of thought” and “I am a teacher” in memory of the victim Samuel Paty.


People gather at the Place de la Republique in Paris on October 18, 2020, in homage to history teacher Samuel Paty, two days after he was beheaded by an attacker who was shot dead by policemen. (Bertrand Guay/AFP)

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