Macron says beheaded teacher was victim of stupidity, hate – ABC News
PARIS — President Emmanuel Macron promised Wednesday that France will not renounce freedoms taught by a schoolteacher beheaded by a radical Islamist last week after showing caricatures of the prophet of Islam to his class.
At a national memorial at the Sorbonne University in central Paris, Macron praised history teacher Samuel Paty as the face of the Republic who believed in knowledge.
Paty, 47, was murdered on Friday by an 18-year-old of Chechen origin who had become radicalized. He was in turn…