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Incident during a tribute to Samuel Paty: a man in custody for congratulating his son

2021-10-19T11:52:38.823Z

The father, summoned by his son's college after the latter shouted "Allah Akbar" during the homage to Samuel Paty, insulted and threatened the



It was time for tributes last Friday, a year after the assassination of Samuel Paty.

A minute of silence, songs, debates… Millions of students have been invited to have a thought for the teacher.

But not everyone respected this moment of meditation.

This is particularly the case of a student of Jean Zay college in Valence (Drôme), who shouted "Allah Akbar" during the tribute, indicates a police source in Paris, confirming information from M 6 and BFMTV.

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When the management of the establishment warned his father, he went there and first congratulated his son for his action, before insulting the college staff and even making threats, according to Le Dauphiné Libéré.

He was taken into custody, where he is still on Tuesday, also confirms the police source.

Investigations and sanctions

In all, 98 incidents were reported across France during tributes paid in schools.

Interruption, "student who says anything" and even threats were raised in particular, said the Minister of National Education, Jean-Michel Blanquer, on RTL this Saturday.

Regarding this last category - threats - the minister said that investigations would be opened "to see what is behind these remarks", and that the "most severe sanctions" would be applied.

Source: leparis

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