The national tribute to Samuel Paty, the teacher beheaded on Friday in the Yvelines will take place on Wednesday, announced the Élysée on Saturday.
The location of this tribute has not yet been announced, and will be organized in coordination with the family.
The national tribute to Samuel Paty, the teacher beheaded Friday in the Yvelines by a young Russian Chechen man, will be held on Wednesday, the Elysee said on Saturday.
This tribute, the location of which has not yet been announced, is organized in coordination with the family.
Friday evening, Emmanuel Macron went to the scene of the attack, in Conflans-Saine-Honorine, where he denounced a "characterized Islamist attack".
"We will all unite. They will not pass. They will not divide us. This is what they are looking for and we must all stand together", hammered the head of state on Friday, during a speech in front of the Bois d'Aulne college, where this history teacher taught.
Gatherings in Rennes and Nice
Sunday, several gatherings are to be held in many cities in France, including one in Paris Place de la République, at the call of teachers' unions and associations.
As of Saturday, several hundred people gathered in Nice or Rennes to denounce an "act of barbarism" and defend "the values of democracy".
The services of the Presidency of the Republic indicated late Saturday morning that "other expressions and announcements are planned after the weekend meetings" by Emmanuel Macron.
He will preside over a Defense Council on Sunday, the crisis body that allows him to decide immediately, a source close to the executive said.