1 week France to rally in solidarity, defiance after beheading of teacher Inquirer
CONFLANS-SAINTE-HONORINE, France --- Rallies in dozens of cities across France were expected Sunday in a show of solidarity and defiance following the decapitation of a teacher outside his school for showing pupils cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed. The beheading of history teacher Samuel Paty in a Paris suburb Friday has sparked outrage in France and memories of a wave of Islamist violence in 2015 sparked by caricatures of the Prophet Mohammed published by the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo. "It is absolutely important to show our mobilization and our solidarity, our national cohesion," education minister Jean-Michel Blanquer told France 2, calling ... more