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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Hessel continued to hold a diplomatic passporthaving been named an “ambassador for life”. Hessel and his book were linked and cited as an inspiration for the Enaggez Indignadosthe American Occupy Wall Street movement and other political movements.

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For every generation, for young people, he was a source of inspiration but also a reference. Best-selling French author and Holocaust survivor has some advice for Israel.

After the war, Hessel became assistant to Henri Laugier, vice-secretary general bessel the United Nations in charge of economic and social affairs, and was an observer to the editing of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. His life will continue to inspire our work.

Views Read Edit View history. It was originally scheduled to be published in May, but the publisher moved the release date up to mid-March after Hessel’s death. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Collegium International 5 February 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.

Stéphane Hessel

Previously, Hessel had offered his thoughts on death: As that comes to an end, he leaves us a lesson: 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. Kechichian, “Worthy persons of the year” Gulf News December 30, At 95, he embodied faith in the future of this new century. Archived from the original on 1 March 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.


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

BerlinGerman Empire. On 26 FebruaryHessel died overnight at age 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. Vitia Guetzevich ; 3 children [2] Christiane Hessel-Chabry Human Rights advocacy French Resistance member Buchenwald survivor. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. In OctoberHessel’s essay, Time for Outrage!

Ongoing protests in Mexico challenging corruption, drug cartel violence, economic hardship and policies also have been called the Indignados. Human rights portal Biography portal. This page was last edited on 6 Decemberat Retrieved 19 March In it “Stephane Hessel appeals to his readers to save the environment and to embrace the positive.

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Translated by Michael Kogon. Institute for Social and Cultural Communications: Retrieved from ” https: He regretted that his words in the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung had been perhaps “written too quickly, and vvous too quickly”.

His paternal grandparents were Jewish immigrants who joined the Lutheran churchand his mother was from a Christian family. Published hessl Cassell, London. It has sold more than 3.

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Stéphane Hessel – Wikipedia

He told the Ha’aretz newspaper: 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.

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.

Translations into Japanese, Hungarian, and other languages are planned. 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 The following afternoon his name was a top trending term on Twitter in France and Spain.

Archived from the original on 24 May Hessel was engaagez by his wife Christiane, and three children from a previous marriage. He also emphasizes the importance of good luck in life”. Born Engagex, he became a naturalised French citizen in Association for Training in Africa and Madagascar, official website. It was translated into 15 foreign languages, from Europe to Asia and South America. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Egnagez Policy.