World News – US – Man accused of ‘liking’ photo of murdered French teacher

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A young man who « liked » a horrific Twitter photo showing French teacher Samuel Paty after his assassination has been accused of glorifying terrorism, French authorities said on Sunday 25 October

Paty was attacked and killed in the street for showing his students cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad in a free speech class

His killer, an 18-year-old Chechen refugee who had lived in France since he was a child, was shot dead by police Before his death, he posted a photo of the teacher’s severed head on Twitter

The 22-year-old man charged on Sunday is also of Chechen descent, said the public prosecutor in the central city of Blois, where he lives

He was already on the authorities’ radar for approving a massacre at the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo which first published the cartoons of Mohammed

Since Paty’s murder on October 16, the French authorities have launched a crackdown on radical Islam

Police have carried out dozens of raids against individuals and organizations suspected of supporting or encouraging extremism

But in France, which has a long tradition of satirizing religion, they are considered the symbol of freedom of expression – Rapplercom

France, Emmanuel Macron, Muhammad

News from the world – United States – Man accused of «  loving  » photo of murdered French teacher


SOURCE: https://www.w24news.com

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