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Students pay tribute to beheaded French teacher who feared for his safety after teaching a lesson about freedom of expression

9 days ago   |   By Business Insider

People hold a sign reading 'I am a teacher - Freedom of speech' in front of a middle school in Conflans-Sainte-Honorine, 30kms northwest of Paris, on October 17, 2020.
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The French teacher who was beheaded by an 18-year-old man on Friday after teaching his pupils about freedom of speech has been identified as Samuel Paty.
Paty had shown his pupils a caricature of the Prophet Muhammad while discussing the Charlie Hebdo case in a lesson that was part of an obligatory "moral and civil education" course.
Tributes have been pouring in for Paty, who has been...
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