Thousands gather in Paris in memory of murdered teacher Samuel Paty

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Published on 18 Oct 2020, 16:57
Thousands of people gathered at the Place de la République in Paris to pay tribute to the teacher Samuel Paty, who was murdered in a violent attack on Friday. The history teacher was killed after he showed a caricature of the the prophet Muhammad to his pupils. The attacker was shot dead by police shortly afterwards. 'I am here to support teachers, to support the values of this country, because I think that what happened was extremely serious and all citizens must stand up and stand in unity' said one of the demonstrators. 

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