Police guarding the spot where assailant was shot

Photo: The Australian

France: Teacher Beheaded For Showing Prophet's Caricatures In Class

A history teacher in France was beheaded in front of his school for showing Prophet Mohammed’s cartoon in class. Reportedly, the teachers had asked Muslim students to leave the class before he shared the cartoon discussing freedom of expression. However, the attacker got killed later in the police firing when cops were trying to arrest him. Calling the incident "an Islamist terrorist attack" President Macron said, "obscurantism will not win… read-more

Sat, 17 Oct 2020 - 11:31 AM / by Nitesh Kumar Singh

Tags: France, charlie hebdo, murder, Emmanuel Macron, Prophet Mohammed, school teacher, Freedom of Speech

Courtesy: The Hindu

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Al-Qaeda Warns Charlie Hebdo for Reprinting Prophets' Cartoons

Al-Qaeda through its publication, One Ummah, intimidated French magazine Charlie Hebdo for reprinting cartoons of the Prophet and said that it can repeat the 2015 killing. In English edition of its mouthpiece, the terror group celebrated the 9/11 attacks. They threatened French President Emmanuel Macron as well for "giving a green light" to republish the cartoons. Earlier, Iran, Pakistan and Turkey had also condemned the reprinting of the… read-more

Sat, 12 Sep 2020 - 09:45 AM / by Nitesh Kumar Singh

Tags: Al-Qaeda, France, Emmanuel Macron, charlie hebdo, 2015

Courtesy: NDTV

French President Emmanuel Macron

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French President Defends "Blasphemy", Decries "Islamic separatism"

Condemning ‘Islamic separatism’, French President Macron has defended "right to commit blasphemy". Macron said, "To be a French is to defend the right to make people laugh, to criticize, to mock, to caricature." He opined it at a naturalization ceremony on September 4. The statement came amid the ongoing Charlie Hebdo shooting trials and furore over re-publication of the images. Besides, French government promised a law against Islamic… read-more

Sat, 05 Sep 2020 - 12:38 PM / by Nitesh Kumar Singh

Tags: Emmanuel Macron, charlie hebdo, France, blasphemy, Democracy

Courtesy: New Indian Express