November 27, 2021

Jean-Michel Blanquer at the high school of the history-geography teacher in Conflans-Sainte-Honorine

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15h21 : “Cherish your teachers, cherish them because they are always the solution for you. It is precious to have a school in the Republic and to have an alliance between families and teachers “, declares Jean-Michel Blanquer, during the homage to Samuel Paty in his former college of Conflans-Sainte-Honorine (Yvelines).

14h47 : A ceremony in tribute to Samuel Paty will now be held in his former college, in Conflans-Sainte-Honorine. The Minister of National Education, Jean-Michel Blanquer, and the president of the Ile-de-France region, Valérie Pécresse, are notably present.

14h34 : It’s 2 p.m., let’s take a look at the news :

• A single platform for emergency numbers will be tested from 2022, announced Emmanuel Macron.

• Prime Minister Jean Castex presented Samuel Paty as “a servant of the Republic” during a tribute to the murdered teacher held at the Ministry of National Education. A commemorative plaque was unveiled. Follow our live.

Emmanuel Macron is preparing to recognize “an indisputable truth” during the official ceremony for the 60th anniversary of the massacre of Algerians on October 17, 1961 in Paris. It should go further than the “bloody repression” admitted by François Hollande in 2012.

• The 51-year-old man suspected of having beheaded a 77-year-old woman in Agde, Hérault, will be presented to an examining magistrate at the Béziers courthouse after his custody, announces the public prosecutor.

12h53 : “We did not give up”, a year after the assassination of Samuel Paty, estimated Sarah El Haïry, Secretary of State for Youth and Engagement, this Saturday on franceinfo. “We have not stopped defending what is the fruit of its course: this freedom of conscience, this freedom of the press, this secularism which is being abused today.”

12h12 : It’s noon, let’s take a look at the news :

• Prime Minister Jean Castex presented Samuel Paty as “a servant of the Republic” during a tribute to the murdered teacher who was held at the Ministry of National Education. A commemorative plaque was unveiled. Follow our live.

Emmanuel Macron is preparing to recognize “an indisputable truth” during the official ceremony for the 60th anniversary of the massacre of Algerians on October 17, 1961 in Paris. It should go further than the “bloody repression” admitted by François Hollande in 2012.

• A fire is in progress in a garage in Lyon. Residents were evacuated as a precaution. A first assessment reports a wounded.

11h46 : A fresco was unveiled this morning in homage to Samuel Paty in Eragny-sur-Oise (Val-d’Oise), where the professor resided.

11h03 : If you missed the speech of the head of government, I suggest you listen to this excerpt where Jean Castex explains the reasons for this tribute.

11h01 : The former ministers of National Education were invited to this tribute to Samuel Paty. The Prime Minister then went to greet them.

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11h11 : “Every day we must remain faithful to the memory of Samuel Paty. With his death, it is a part of ourselves, of the Republican ideal, which has been targeted.”, assures the head of government to conclude his speech.

10h53 : “To pay homage to Professor Paty (…) is also to make the Republican project prosper, it is the most promising bulwark against all forms of barbarism and violence”, continues Jean Castex.

10h51 : “A servant of the Republic has been assassinated. To pay homage to Samuel Paty is to pay homage to the Republic. I want to reaffirm it loud and clear in front of you: the institutions of the Republic and the whole nation must fight step by step in the world, in Europe, and in the national territory against national terrorism, against terrorism in all these forms ” .

11h00 : “I first want to salute the memory of Samuel and share, dear family, your irrefutable sorrow”, declares the Prime Minister. He greets “a creative and determined teacher, inhabited by a form of vocation capable of awakening the conscience”.

11h00 : In all the rectorates of France, a room will be renamed “Samuel Paty”, confirms Jean-Michel Blanquer. The Minister of Education also encourages schools to bear the name of this murdered teacher.

11h01 : “Samuel Paty comes from one of those families where the vocation is passed on from one generation to another. For nearly twenty years, he did what one expects of a teacher. (…) Samuel Paty was right to teach about freedom of expression. (…) We will never forget that “, says the Minister of Education. “His sacrifice was not in vain, he commits us and obliges us”, continues Jean-Michel Blanquer.

10h41 : The plaque in tribute to Samuel Patty has just been unveiled by Jean Castex and Michel Blanquer.

10h40 : The Prime Minister, Jean Castex, accompanied by several members of the government, arrived at the Ministry of National Education to unveil a plaque in tribute to Samuel Patty. Follow our live.

11:07 : From 10:30 am, “a plaque that will forever pay homage to Samuel Paty” will be inaugurated at the entrance of the Ministry of National Education, in the words of Minister Jean-Michel Blanquer. Prime Minister Jean Castex and other members of the government will be present alongside the parents and family of Samuel Paty. Follow our live.

09h32 : Where is the investigation, one year after the assassination of Samuel Paty? Fifteen people were indicted. Among them, the father of a student who launched a campaign hostile to the teacher and the Islamist activist Abdelhakim Sefrioui, both prosecuted for “complicity in a terrorist assassination”. Our journalist, Juliette Campion, takes stock.

11h09 : It’s 9 o’clock, you asked for the titles, here they are:

Emmanuel Macron is preparing to recognize “an indisputable truth” during the official ceremony for the 60th anniversary of the massacre of Algerians on October 17, 1961 in Paris. It should go further than the “bloody repression” admitted by François Hollande in 2012.

• The Minister of National Education, Jean-Michel Blanquer, announces that 98 incidents have been recorded in schools during the tribute to Samuel Patty. The teacher’s family is to be received today at the Elysee Palace.

• The fatal knife attack on British Conservative MP David Amess was an act of terrorism. “The first elements of the investigation revealed a potential motivation linked to Islamist extremism”, the metropolitan police said in a statement.

The Islamic State-Khorasan group claimed responsibility for the suicide bombing that killed at least 41 people during Friday prayers at a Shiite mosque in Kandahar, southern Afghanistan.