Age of intolerance? Outrage in France after beheading of schoolteacher
By Abiodun Ogundairo
22 October 2020 | 12:10 pm
Is nothing sacred? Since the 19th century, France has sent out public schoolteachers to the four corners of the country with a mission to embody the values of the Republic. To behead a social studies teacher over Charlie Hebdo cartoons of the Prophet in the carefully controlled context of a civics class on secularism and free speech defies reason.
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