Engagez-vous! by Stephane Hessel, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Stéphane Hessel, 93 ans et Gilles Vanderpooten, 24 ans: la richesse d’un échange où D’un combat à l’autre, d’une génération à l’autre, Engagez-vous!. Stéphane Frédéric Hessel was a diplomat, ambassador, writer, concentration camp survivor, French Resistance.

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His first wife, Vitia, was the daughter of Boris Mirkin-Getzevich. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. In it “Stephane Hessel appeals to his readers to save the environment and to embrace the positive.

In he was named by Foreign Policy magazine in its list of top global thinkers. Ongoing protests in Mexico challenging corruption, drug cartel violence, economic hardship and policies also have been called the Indignados. Retrieved from ” https: Hessel’s reasons for personal outrage include the growing gap between the very rich and the very poor, France’s treatment of its illegal immigrantsthe need to re-establish a free pressthe need to protect the environment, importance of protecting the French welfare system[8] and the plight of Palestinians negagez, recommending that people read the September Goldstone Report.

Kechichian, “Worthy persons of the year” Gulf News December 30, As that comes to an end, he leaves us a lesson: He became an observer of the editing of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights of He told the Ha’aretz newspaper: These protests, in conjunction with the Arab Springlater helped to inspire other protests in many countries, including GreeceUKChileIsraeland Occupy Wall Street which began in New York’s financial districtbut has now spread across the United States and numerous other countries.

Archived from the original on 1 March His life will continue to inspire our work. Views Read Edit View history. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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It was translated into 15 foreign languages, from Europe to Asia and South America. Stefan Friedrich Kaspar Hessel [1].

For my part, having visited Gaza, having seen the refugee camps with thousands of children, the manner in which they are bombed appears as a veritable crime against humanity. Published by Cassell, London.

Stéphane Hessel

BerlinGerman Empire. His short book Time for Outrage! InHessel was named by Foreign Policy magazine to its list of top global thinkers “[f]or bringing the spirit of the French Resistance to a global society that has lost its heart. Born German, he became a naturalised French citizen in Vitia Guetzevich ; 3 children [2] Christiane Hessel-Chabry For every generation, for young people, he was a source of inspiration but also a reference.

It has sold more than 3. Hessel continued to hold a diplomatic passporthaving been named an “ambassador for life”. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. It was originally scheduled to be published in May, but the publisher moved the release date up to mid-March after Hessel’s death.

Hessel called for the French government to make engsgez available to provide housing for the homeless [14] and denounced the French government’s failure to comply with Article 25 of the Universal Declaration hessrl Human Rights at the Place de la Republique on 21 February On 26 FebruaryHessel died overnight at age This page was last edited on 6 Decemberat At 95, he embodied faith in the future of this new century.

He later escaped during a transfer to Bergen-Belsen concentration camp[4] and went to Hannoverwhere he met the advancing troops of the United States Army.

On 5 JanuaryHessel criticized the Israeli military attacks in the Gaza stripsaying “In fact, the word that applies—that should be applied—is ‘ war crime ‘ and even ‘ crime against humanity ‘.

Hssel also emphasizes the importance of good luck in life”.

In OctoberHessel’s essay, Time for Outrage! As a supporter of a two state solutionhe also told the newspaper: Retrieved 19 March After the war, Hessel became assistant to Henri Laugier, vice-secretary general of the United Nations in charge of economic and social affairs, and was an observer to the editing of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

He was a member of the French division of the International Decade for the Promotion of a Culture of Peace and Non-Violence for the Children of the World and was a founding member of the Collegium International hfssel and served as vice president. Archived from the original on 24 May He regretted that his words in the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung had been perhaps “written too quickly, and read too quickly”.

Human Rights advocacy French Resistance member Buchenwald survivor. Hessel and his book were linked and cited as an inspiration for the Spanish Indignadosthe American Occupy Wall Street movement and other political movements. Best-selling French author and Holocaust survivor has some advice for Israel.

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Collegium International 5 February Association for Training in Africa and Madagascar, official website. His paternal grandparents were Jewish immigrants who joined the Lutheran churchand his mother was from a Christian family.

Translations into Japanese, Hungarian, and engaegz languages are planned. Institute for Social and Cultural Communications: In the Trenches with the Spanish for Liberty and Progress”, will be published posthumously. The following afternoon his name was a top trending term on Twitter in France and Spain.

Inalong with other former Resistance members, he signed the petition “For a Treaty of a Social Europe” and in Augusthe was a signatory to an appeal against the Israeli air-strikes in Lebanon. Hessel was survived by his wife Christiane, and three children from a previous marriage.