Keyword: Lassana Bathily

Muslim who saved Paris kosher store attack hostages receives French nationality

Malian-born Lassana Bathily, 24, who came to France eight years ago, said 'I'm not a hero' and that he was 'proud and moved' to become French.

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Muslim hero of Paris Jewish store hostage crisis awarded French nationality

The practising Muslim from Mali said his actions were those that any human should take for others facing threats from a common enemy.

Muslim employee praised for hiding customers from Paris supermarket gunman

Lassana Bathily ushered about 15 people into basement room and turned off power and lights after the gunman burst into kosher supermarket.