Thousands of people, including French Prime Minister Jean Castex, rallied in Paris on Sunday to “pay tribute” to slain teacher Samuel Paty and to demonstrate a commitment to the principles of free speech, the Daily Mail reported.
French authorities have also reportedly arrested the parent of a student in Paty’s history class who “denounced the teacher online” and may have posted some of Paty’s personal details, including the address of the school.
Paty, a history teacher, was beheaded in an Islamic terror attack last week after reportedly showing cartoons of the Prophet Muhammed to his class. An 18-year-old Chechen man, Aboulakh Anzorov, who was suspected in the attack, was shot and killed after a confrontation with police, the Daily Wire reported Saturday.
“A knife-wielding man decapitated a teacher near a school in a suburb north of Paris on Friday afternoon and was later shot dead by the police, officials said, abruptly hitting France with a national trauma that revived