Teacher

Beheaded teacher given honours in national tribute at Sorbonne

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At a ceremony in front of the Sorbonne University in Paris, teacher Samuel Paty, who was murdered  last Friday by an Islamic extremist for showing cartoons of prophet Muhammad to pupils in a class on civic rights, was posthumously awarded France's highest honour for civil merit, the Légion d’Honneur, by President Emmanuel Macron. 

Father of pupil texted teacher killer before beheading: reports

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The father of a pupil at the school where teacher Samuel Paty had shown cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad in a lesson on civic rights had exchanged mobile phone text messages with the teacher's killer before the attack in a north-west Paris suburb, according to reports on Tuesday.

Macron denounces 'terrorist attack' after teacher who gave freedom of expression lesson is decapitated

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The murder of 47-year-old history teacher Samuel Paty from near Paris who had shown his class caricatures of the prophet Muhammad as part of a lesson on freedom of expression has been greeted with shock and anger in France. The 18-year-old suspect, believed to be a Russian of Chechen origin, and named later as Abdoullakh Abouyezidovitch A., was later shot dead by police. Eleven people have also been questioned by police as part of an anti-terrorist investigation. President Emmanuel Macron, who visited the scene of the murder at Conflans-Sainte-Honorine, a suburb north-west of Paris, on Friday October 16th said: “One of our compatriots was murdered today because he taught ... his students about freedom of expression, freedom to believe or not believe.”

Macron says murdered teacher had been defending 'freedom of expression'

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Visiting the scene of the murder near Paris, the president said the attack should not  divide France because that is what terrorists wanted.

Macron says murdered teacher had been defending 'freedom of expression'

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Visiting the scene of the murder near Paris, the president said the attack should not  divide France because that is what terrorists wanted.

Terror inquiry after teacher beheaded near Paris

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The victim in Conflans-Sainte-Honorine was a teacher who is said to have shown caricatures of the Prophet Muhammad to his students.

Teacher facing manslaughter probe over French Alps school trip deaths

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The teacher led his pupils onto a closed black piste where two of the teenagers and a nearby tourist died after becoming engulfed in an avalanche.

French teacher confesses to inventing school knife attack

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The teacher, 45, at an infants' school in Paris suburb earlier claimed he was attacked Monday by a man shouting support for Islamic State group.

Teacher in France stabbed in class by man shouting 'Islamic State'

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Attacker who stabbed teacher in classroom at school in Paris suburb with scissors or a box cutter also yelled 'it's a warning' before fleeing.

French stabbed teacher: children and parents pay tribute

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Families bring flowers and drawings, one reading 'Adieu to a great teacher', as pschologists counsel the children who witnessed attack in Albi.

French teacher dies after being 'stabbed by parent'

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Witnesses at school in Albi, southern France, say the mother of a pupil shouted 'I am not a thief' as she stabbed the nursery school teacher.

French firing over veil was ‘religious discrimination’

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Country’s top court rules in favour of woman fired by a private nursery school five years ago for refusing to remove her Islamic veil at work.

French teacher suspended over 'suicide' essay

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A teacher is accused of asking her students at a school in west France to write an essay in which they imagined themselves as a suicidal teenager.

French teacher dies after setting self on fire

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A French maths teacher who doused herself in petrol and set herself on fire in front of terrified pupils has died of her injuries.

Teacher in southern France sets herself on fire

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A teacher doused herself in petrol and set herself on fire before pupils at a school in the town of Béziers, southern France.