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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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.

Hessel continued to hold a diplomatic passporthaving been named an “ambassador for life”. Archived from the original on 1 March It has sold more than 3. Previously, Hessel had offered his thoughts on death: Human rights portal Biography portal.

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 envagez the Collegium International [12] and served as vice president.

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

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.

Ongoing protests in Mexico challenging corruption, drug cartel violence, economic hardship and policies also have been called the Indignados. He became an observer of the editing of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights of Retrieved 28 February Institute for Social and Cultural Communications: 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 ‘.


He told the Ha’aretz newspaper: BerlinGerman Empire.

Kechichian, “Worthy persons of the year” Gulf News December 30, Hessel and his book were linked and cited as an inspiration for the Spanish Indignadosthe American Occupy Wall Street movement and other political movements. It was originally scheduled to be published in May, but the publisher moved the release date up to mid-March after Hessel’s death.

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Collegium International 5 February Human Rights advocacy French Resistance member Buchenwald survivor. His first wife, Vitia, was the daughter of Boris Mirkin-Getzevich. Translations into Japanese, Hungarian, and other languages are planned. 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.

Hessel was survived by his wife Christiane, and three children from a previous marriage. Translated by Michael Kogon. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. In it “Stephane Hessel appeals to his readers to save the environment and to embrace the positive. The following afternoon his name was a top trending term on Twitter in France and Spain.

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As a supporter of a two state solutionhe also told the newspaper: His life will continue to inspire our work. This page was last edited on 6 Decemberat Retrieved 19 March Hessel called for the French government to make funds available to provide 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 Archived from the original on 24 May His paternal grandparents were Jewish immigrants who joined the Lutheran churchand his mother was from a Christian family.


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’s booklet argues that the French need to again engafez outraged, as were those who participated in the Resistance during World War II. Stefan Friedrich Kaspar Hessel [1]. On 26 FebruaryHessel died overnight at age In he was named by Foreign Policy magazine in its list of top global thinkers. After the war, Hessel became assistant gous Henri Laugier, vice-secretary general of the United Nations in charge of economic and social affairs, and vou an observer to the editing of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. It was translated into 15 foreign languages, from Europe to Asia and South America.

For every generation, for young people, he was a source of inspiration but also a reference. Born German, he became a naturalised French citizen in Vitia Guetzevich ; 3 children [2] Christiane Hessel-Chabry Published by Cassell, London.