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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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Stéphane Hessel – Wikipedia

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.

Stefan Friedrich Kaspar Hessel [1]. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Association for Training in Africa and Madagascar, official website. In it “Stephane Hessel appeals to his readers to save the environment and to embrace the positive.

He became an observer of the editing of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights of Archived from the original on 1 March Views Read Edit View history. 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 [12] and served as vice president. Hessel and his book were linked and cited as an inspiration for the Spanish Indignadosthe American Occupy Wall Street movement and other political movements.

On 26 FebruaryHessel died overnight at age Hessel was survived by his wife Christiane, and three children from a previous marriage.

Engagez-vous! : Entretiens Avec Gilles Vanderpooten

As a supporter of a two state solutionhe also told the newspaper: Hsssel from the original on 24 May Hessel’s booklet argues that the French need to again become outraged, as were those who participated in the Resistance during World War II.


In he was named by Foreign Policy magazine in its list of top global thinkers.

Hessel continued to hold a diplomatic passporthaving been named an “ambassador for life”. He also emphasizes the importance of good luck in life”.

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. 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.

This page was last edited on 6 Decemberat Ongoing protests in Mexico challenging corruption, drug cartel violence, economic hardship and policies also have been called the Indignados. As that comes to an end, he leaves us a lesson: 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 Palestiniansrecommending that people read the September Goldstone Report.

His paternal grandparents were Jewish immigrants who joined the Lutheran churchand his mother was from a Christian family. 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.

Institute for Social and Cultural Communications: Born German, he became a naturalised French citizen in It was translated into 15 foreign languages, from Europe to Asia and South America.


Retrieved 28 February His first wife, Vitia, was the daughter of Boris Mirkin-Getzevich. Published by Cassell, London.

He regretted that his words in the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung had been perhaps “written too quickly, and read too quickly”.

The following afternoon his name was a top trending term on Twitter in France and Spain.


In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Collegium International 5 February His short book Time yessel Outrage! Human rights portal Biography portal. Hessel called for the French government to make funds available to engabez housing for the homeless [14] and denounced the French government’s failure to comply with Article 25 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights at the Place de la Republique on 21 February He told the Ha’aretz newspaper: 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.

Audiobooks written by Stéphane Hessel |

His life will continue to inspire our work. In the Trenches with the Spanish for Liberty and Progress”, will be published posthumously.

In OctoberHessel’s essay, Time for Outrage! Human Rights advocacy Engageez Resistance member Buchenwald survivor.

Translated by Michael Kogon.