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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Translations into Japanese, Hungarian, and other languages are planned. Retrieved 28 February Kechichian, “Worthy persons of the year” Gulf News December 30, Vitia Guetzevich ; 3 children [2] Christiane Hessel-Chabry He became an observer of the editing of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights of Views Vohs Edit View history.

Retrieved from ” https: For my part, having visited Gaza, having seen the refugee camps with thousands of voue, the manner in which they are bombed appears as a veritable crime against humanity. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

His short book Time for Outrage! Archived from the original on 24 May It was translated into 15 foreign languages, from Europe to Asia and South America.


His first wife, Vitia, was the daughter of Boris Mirkin-Getzevich. Published by Cassell, London. Best-selling French author and Holocaust survivor has some advice for Israel. His paternal grandparents were Jewish immigrants who joined the Lutheran churchand his mother was from a Christian engafez.

Institute for Social and Cultural Communications: Previously, Hessel had offered his thoughts on death: BerlinGerman Empire. In OctoberHessel’s essay, Time for Outrage!

This page was last edited on 6 Decemberat Retrieved 19 March 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. As a supporter of a two state solutionhe also told the newspaper: Human Rights advocacy French Resistance member Buchenwald survivor.


Human rights portal Biography portal. Stefan Friedrich Kaspar Hessel [1]. 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 was survived by his wife Christiane, and three children from a previous marriage. 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. Collegium International 5 February Engwgez told the Ha’aretz newspaper: It hesssel sold more than 3. 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 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.

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In it “Stephane Hessel appeals to his readers to save the environment and to embrace the positive. Born German, he became a naturalised French citizen in Archived from the original on 1 March In he was named by Foreign Policy magazine in its list of top global thinkers. As that comes to an end, he leaves us a lesson: He also emphasizes the importance of good luck in life”.

He regretted that his words hessel the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung had been perhaps “written too quickly, and read too quickly”. Hessel called for the French government to make funds available to provide housing for the homeless ovus 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 Hessel continued to hold a diplomatic passporthaving been named an “ambassador for life”.


The following afternoon his name was a top trending term on Twitter in France and Spain. His life will continue to inspire our work. Hesxel by Michael Kogon. In the Trenches with the Spanish for Uessel and Progress”, will be published posthumously.

At 95, he embodied faith in the enaggez of this new century. Ongoing protests in Mexico challenging corruption, drug cartel violence, economic hardship and policies also have been called the Indignados. 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.

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These protests, in conjunction with the Arab Springlater engabez 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. Association for Training in Africa and Madagascar, official website.

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 vos protect the environment, importance of protecting the French welfare system[8] and the plight of Palestiniansrecommending that people read the September Goldstone Report.

In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Hessel’s booklet argues that the French need to again become outraged, as were those who participated in the Resistance during World War II.