A person holds up a a portrait of Samuel Paty as they gather on Republique square in Lille, northern France. Photo: AP A person holds up a a portrait of Samuel Paty as they gather on Republique square in Lille, northern France. Photo: AP
A person holds up a a portrait of Samuel Paty as they gather on Republique square in Lille, northern France. Photo: AP

Shocked France rallies in solidarity after teacher beheaded over cartoons of Prophet Mohammed

  • Samuel Paty was decapitated after showing the drawings to his civics class. Depictions of the prophet are widely regarded as taboo in Islam
  • A photo of the teacher and a message confessing to his murder was found on the mobile phone of his killer, 18-year-old Chechen Abdullakh Anzorov

Topic |   France
A person holds up a a portrait of Samuel Paty as they gather on Republique square in Lille, northern France. Photo: AP A person holds up a a portrait of Samuel Paty as they gather on Republique square in Lille, northern France. Photo: AP
A person holds up a a portrait of Samuel Paty as they gather on Republique square in Lille, northern France. Photo: AP
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