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France: one attack too many

Cartooning for Peace strongly condemns the heinous assassination of Samuel Paty, professor of history-geography at the Collège du Bois d’Aulne, on October 16 in Conflans Sainte-Honorine (France).

It is not only freedom of expression but also the freedom to teach that are victims here of the most abject barbarity and intolerance. The savage assassination of a teacher, who was dedicated to opening the minds of his students by giving a lecture on freedom of expression, is not acceptable. Terrorism is unacceptable in itself. It is all the more so within the confines of the republican school, where secularism guarantees our freedoms, our cultural diversity and our social cohesion.

The attack of October 16 demonstrates the magnitude of the task and the long road that still remains to be traveled before such acts cease to recur. More than ever, Cartooning for Peace will continue to mobilize for education for freedom of expression and citizen debate among the younger generations.

Consult all the educational content of Cartooning for Peace at this link: https://www.cartooningforpeace.org/en/educational-projects-in-france/

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  • Pek (Australie / Australia)
    France: one attack too many - Pek (Australie / Australia)
  • Kichka (Israel)
    France: one attack too many - Kichka (Israel)
  • Solís (Mexique / Mexico), Excélsior
    France: one attack too many - Solís (Mexique / Mexico), Excélsior
    freedom of expression
  • Dlog (Tunisie / Tunisia)
    France: one attack too many - Dlog (Tunisie / Tunisia)
  • Emad Hajjaj (Jordanie / Jordan)
    France: one attack too many - Emad Hajjaj (Jordanie / Jordan)
  • Hall (Etats-Unis / USA)
    France: one attack too many - Hall (Etats-Unis / USA)
    the death of expression
  • Kroll (Belgique / Belgium), Le Soir
    France: one attack too many - Kroll (Belgique / Belgium), Le Soir
    They don't draw the prophet anymore - They don't dare to republish - They won't even talk about it any more soon - We have won
  • Plantu (France), Le Monde
    France: one attack too many - Plantu (France), Le Monde
    History : Today : freedom and secularism
  • Mykaïa (France)
    France: one attack too many - Mykaïa (France)
    Beheaded teacher: the republican school of tomorrow? - What do you want us not to talk about today?
  • Joep Bertrams (Pays-Bas / The Netherlands)
    France: one attack too many - Joep Bertrams (Pays-Bas / The Netherlands)
    Tolérance - Extrémisme - Première leçon
  • Sherif Arafa (Egypte / Egypt)
    France: one attack too many - Sherif Arafa (Egypte / Egypt)
  • Tjeerd Royaards (Pays-Bas / The Netherlands)
    France: one attack too many - Tjeerd Royaards (Pays-Bas / The Netherlands)
  • Pek (Australie / Australia)
  • Kichka (Israel)
  • Solís (Mexique / Mexico), Excélsior
  • Dlog (Tunisie / Tunisia)
  • Emad Hajjaj (Jordanie / Jordan)
  • Hall (Etats-Unis / USA)
  • Kroll (Belgique / Belgium), Le Soir
  • Plantu (France), Le Monde
  • Mykaïa (France)
  • Joep Bertrams (Pays-Bas / The Netherlands)
  • Sherif Arafa (Egypte / Egypt)
  • Tjeerd Royaards (Pays-Bas / The Netherlands)