Teenager of Chechen origin suspected of decapitating teacher in 'Islamist attack' in Paris suburb - CNN
Oct 17, 2020 1 min, 3 secs

French President Emmanuel Macron said the teacher was a "victim of an Islamist attack." Speaking at the scene of the attack, Macron said the educator was "killed because he was teaching students freedom of speech, the freedom to believe and not believe."

Multiple French media outlets, including CNN affiliate BFMTV, reported that the teacher recently showed controversial caricatures depicting the Prophet Mohammed to his students as part of a lesson on freedom of speech.

According to the French newspaper Le Monde, some Muslim parents complained to the school about the teacher's decision to use one or more of the cartoons as part of a discussion about the Charlie Hebdo attacks.

Nordine Chaouadi, a parent of one of the pupils at the school, told Agence France-Presse that the teacher had taken the Muslim children out of the class before showing the caricatures.

"My son told me that it was just to preserve them, it was out of pure kindness, because he had to show a caricature of the prophet of Islam and simply said to the Muslim children: 'Go out, I don't want it to hurt your feelings,' that's what my son told me," he said.

Police have provided few other details about the attacker, the victim or the incident.

1. 2 Chainz & Lil Wayne Give a Shout-Out to HBCUs With 'Money Maker' at the 2020 BET Hip Hop Awards - Billboard
Oct 28, 2020 # entertainment 13 secs
2. Volcanoes fuel gaseous atmosphere on Jupiter's moon Io - Space.com
Oct 26, 2020 # science 1 min, 16 secs
3. EDITORIAL: Donald Trump for reelection
Oct 26, 2020 # breaking 2 mins, 6 secs
4. The Voice Recap: Carter Rubin, TK TK — Blind Auditions - TVLine
Oct 27, 2020 # entertainment 2 mins, 33 secs
5. Footprints Mark a Toddler’s Perilous Prehistoric Journey - The New York Times
Oct 23, 2020 # science 37 secs
6. Antonio Brown Timeline: The Path From the Patriots to the Buccaneers - Sports Illustrated
Oct 24, 2020 # politics 53 secs
7. Azerbaijani president lays out conditions for Armenia cease-fire - Fox News
Oct 23, 2020 # politics 1 min, 6 secs
8. Eva Mendes says she didn't want babies until she met Ryan Gosling - Fox News
Oct 23, 2020 # entertainment 50 secs
9. If you upgraded to an iPhone 12 or 12 Pro, you might have to re-enable COVID-19 exposure notifications - The Verge
Oct 27, 2020 # politics 32 secs
10. These Americans living in Canada agree that voting in the U.S. election is critical. But that’s all they agree on
Oct 28, 2020 # breaking 2 mins, 2 secs
11. 'The Voice': Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani's 'teaming up' against Kelly Clarkson backfires - USA TODAY
Oct 28, 2020 # entertainment 59 secs
12. NXT recap & reactions (Oct. 21, 2020): The Reveal - Cageside Seats
Oct 22, 2020 # entertainment 1 min, 51 secs
13. State health officials warn about COVID-19 transmissions at small social gatherings - WMUR Manchester
Oct 25, 2020 # health 12 secs
14. New Associate Justice Amy Coney Barrett could have immediate impact on American democracy - USA TODAY
Oct 27, 2020 # politics 1 min, 52 secs
15. Four years in, Trump has plenty of unfinished business
Oct 24, 2020 # breaking 1 min, 46 secs
16. iPhone 12 drop test results are in: Ceramic shield is as tough as it sounds - CNET
Oct 27, 2020 # technology 2 mins, 3 secs


Get monthly updates and free resources.


© Copyright 2020 365NEWSX - All RIGHTS RESERVED