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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As a supporter of a two state solutionhe also told the newspaper: In the Trenches with the Spanish for Liberty and Progress”, will be published posthumously. Collegium International 5 February Hessel’s booklet argues that the French need to again become outraged, as were those who participated in the Resistance during World War II.

For every generation, for young people, he was a source of inspiration but also a reference. The following afternoon his name was a top trending term on Twitter in France and Spain.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Translated by Michael Kogon. 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.

Translations into Japanese, Hungarian, and other languages are planned.

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It was originally scheduled to be published in May, but the publisher moved the release date up to mid-March after Hessel’s death. He told the Ha’aretz newspaper: His first wife, Vitia, was the daughter of Boris Mirkin-Getzevich. Born German, he became a naturalised French citizen in In OctoberHessel’s essay, Time for Outrage!

He became an observer of the editing of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights of Association for Training in Africa and Madagascar, official website. His life will continue to inspire our work. It has 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 ‘.

Hessel continued to hold a diplomatic passporthaving been named an “ambassador for life”. Views Read Edit View history. Institute for Social and Cultural Communications: Human Rights advocacy French Resistance member Buchenwald survivor. On 26 FebruaryHessel died overnight at age Retrieved 19 March 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.

Published by Cassell, London. Kechichian, “Worthy persons of the year” Gulf News December 30, 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. At 95, he embodied faith in the future of this new century.

Archived from the original on 1 March His paternal grandparents were Jewish immigrants who joined the Lutheran churchand his mother was from a Christian family.

He also emphasizes the importance of good luck in life”. He regretted that his words in the Engagwz Allgemeine Zeitung had been perhaps “written too quickly, and read too quickly”.

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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. 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 engagze society that has lost its heart.


Human rights portal Biography portal. In it “Stephane Hessel appeals to his readers to save the environment and to embrace the positive.

Hessel and his book were linked and cited as an inspiration for the Spanish Indignadosthe American Occupy Wall Street movement and other political movements. 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 It was translated into 15 foreign languages, from Europe to Asia and South America.

Stéphane Hessel

This page was last edited on 6 Decemberat Stefan Friedrich Kaspar Hessel [1]. Retrieved 28 February 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. Previously, Hessel had entagez his thoughts on death: BerlinGerman Empire. Retrieved from ” https: For my part, having visited Gaza, having seen the refugee camps with engagfz of children, the manner in which they are bombed appears as a veritable crime against humanity.

Best-selling French author and Holocaust survivor has some advice for Israel.

In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Ongoing protests in Mexico challenging corruption, drug cartel violence, economic hardship and policies also have ehssel called the Indignados. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.