The murder prompted numerous mass protest marches across the country in defense of free speech and against the Islamic takeover of France. Disorder in France's migrant dominated suburbs has become so chronic that some are calling for the military to be sent in. Over 250 French people have been killed as a result of Islamist attacks since 2015.
A new poll conducted after the beheading of a teacher in Paris has found that 79% of French people believe Islamism has "declared war" on their country.
The survey was carried out by polling firm Ifop following the jihadist murder of geography teacher Samuel Paty, who was targeted for showing pupils cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad during a lesson about freedom of expression.