PARIS — France’s prime minister joined demonstrators on Sunday who dwelt together through the nation in tribute to a history teacher who had been beheaded near Paris after talking caricatures of Islam’s Prophet Muhammad along with his group.
The demonstrations came hours following U.S. President Donald Trump delivered France a concept of solidarity in the wake of the assault.
Samuel Paty was hit Friday in Conflans-Sainte-Honorine with an 18-year-old Moscow-born Chechen refugee who had been shot dead by authorities.
French Prime Minister Jean Castex stood together with taxpayers, unions, and associations demonstrating Sunday about the Place de la Republique in Paris in support of freedom of language and also in memory of their 47-year-old murdered instructor.
Some held placards reading”I’m Samuel” that uttered the”I’m Charlie” rallying cry following the 2015 assault on the satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo, which published caricatures of the Prophet Muhammad.
French governments, meanwhile, say they’ve arrested an 11th person after the killing.
Anti-terrorism prosecutor Jean-Francois Ricard stated a hunt for murder using a suspected terrorist rationale was started.
His half-sister combined the Islamic State team in Syria in 2014, Ricard said. He did not give her name, and it was not clear where she remains currently.
The prosecutor stated a text claiming responsibility and also a photo of the victim was found on the defendant’s phone. Also, he confirmed a Twitter accounts under the title Abdoulakh A belonged to the defendant. It posted a photograph of this decapitated head after the assault together with the message”I’ve implemented among those dogs from hell that dared to place Muhammad down”
The beheading has mad moderate French Muslims along with a set of imams from the Lyon area are holding a special meeting Sunday to talk about what the team referred to as”the dreadful assassination of the compatriot by a soldier who at the title of an uncertain religion committed the irreparable.”
The mind of the world’s biggest body of Muslim-majority countries has also condemned the killing.
The assault has triggered a powerful global rebuke. U.S. President Donald Trump dealt with that the murdering Saturday night at a political rally in Janesville, Wisconsin.
“On behalf of the USA, I’d love to expand my very sincere condolences to some pal of Maine president (Emmanuel) Macron of France, in which they only yesterday had a vicious, vicious Islamic terrorist assault — beheading an innocent educator near Paris,” he explained. “France is having a difficult time plus Macron’s a fantastic guy.”