Tribute to Samuel Paty: Martyr for Free Speech
When French teacher Samuel Paty received his curriculum topic of free speech, he showed pictures of the Charlie Hebdo Mohammed cartoons to his students, the same ones that provoked the massacre in 2015. He surely knew the potential consequences, but refused to give in to fear. To the shock of civilized society, he was executed and beheaded for this in broad daylight on October 16th.
Paty was a hero who exemplified true courage in a country rapidly falling
backwards into barbarism as a foreign population threatens to transform its