Headless professor. A national tribute will be held on Wednesday

The national tribute to Samuel Paty, the teacher beheaded on Friday in the Yvelines by a young Chechen Russian man, will be held on Wednesday, October 21, said the Élysée on Saturday.

This tribute, the location of which has not yet been announced, is organized in coordination with the family.

Emmanuel Macron had gone to the scene of the attack in Conflans-Sainte-Honorine as early as Friday night, where he had denounced a “Characterized Islamist attack”.

“We will all unite. They will not pass. They will not divide us. This is what they are looking for and we must all stand together ”, hammered the head of state on Friday, during a speech to the Bois d’Aulne college, where this history teacher taught.

Gatherings in tribute to the professor

Sunday, several gatherings are to be held in many cities in France, one of which Paris Place de la République, at the call of teachers’ unions and associations.

From Saturday, several hundred people gathered in Nice or Rennes to denounce a “Act of barbarism” and defend “The values ​​of democracy”.

The services of the Presidency of the Republic indicated late Saturday morning that “Other expressions and announcements are planned after the weekend meetings” by Emmanuel Macron. He will preside over a Defense Council on Sunday, the crisis body that allows him to decide immediately, a source close to the executive said.

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