Demonstrations Pay Homage to French Teacher Beheaded After Lesson on Charlie Hebdo

Police have detained 11 people in connection with the killing, which authorities are investigating as terrorism

People jammed into Place de la République in Paris on Sunday to pay tribute to a French history teacher who was beheaded on Friday.

Photo: Michel Euler/Associated Press

香蕉视频苹果下载PARIS—Days before Samuel Paty was beheaded in an attack that shocked France, the 47-year-old history teacher was guiding his class through a fraught debate over the limits of free speech.

The teacher—according to authorities, who interviewed him about the lesson before his death—said he had warned students who might be offended to avert their eyes before he displayed cartoons from Charlie Hebdo, the satirical magazine targeted in a bloody terrorist attack in 2015.


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