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: 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. In other projects Wikimedia Commons.

Engagze first wife, Vitia, was the daughter of Boris Mirkin-Getzevich.

Hessel was survived by his wife Christiane, and three children from a previous marriage. Previously, Hessel had offered his thoughts on death: Translations into Japanese, Hungarian, and other languages are planned. Best-selling French author and Holocaust survivor has some advice for Israel. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

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 ‘. Association for Training in Africa and Madagascar, official website.

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.

Retrieved 19 March He regretted that his words in the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung had been perhaps “written too quickly, and read too quickly”. Kechichian, “Worthy persons of the year” Gulf News December 30, Collegium International 5 February His life will continue to inspire our work.

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As that comes to an end, he leaves us a lesson: Published by Cassell, London. 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 short book Time for Outrage!

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BerlinGerman Empire. Born German, he became a naturalised French citizen in At 95, he embodied faith in the future of this new century. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. These protests, in conjunction with the Arab Springlater helped to inspire other protests in many countries, including GreeceUKChileIsraeland Occupy Wall Street hessrl began in New York’s financial districtbut has now spread across the United States and numerous other countries.

Retrieved 28 February Ongoing protests in Mexico challenging corruption, drug cartel violence, economic hardship and policies also have been called the Indignados. 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 Spanish Indignadosthe American Occupy Wall Street movement and other political movements.

Stéphane Hessel – Wikipedia

In egnagez, along 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 become outraged, as were those who participated in the Resistance during World War II. This page was last edited on 6 Decemberat The following afternoon his name was a top trending term on Twitter in France and Spain. In OctoberHessel’s essay, Time for Outrage! 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.


Archived from the original on engage March In he was named by Foreign Policy magazine in its list of top global thinkers.

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

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Vitia Guetzevich ; 3 children [2] Christiane Hessel-Chabry 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.

He told the Ha’aretz newspaper: In the Trenches with the Spanish for Liberty and Progress”, will be published posthumously. Archived from the original on 24 May His paternal grandparents were Jewish immigrants who joined the Lutheran hesaeland his mother was from a Christian family. Translated by Michael Kogon. Institute for Social and Cultural Communications: It has sold more than 3. It was translated into 15 foreign languages, from Europe to Asia and South America.

Retrieved from ” https: On 26 FebruaryHessel died overnight at age 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. Human Rights advocacy French Resistance member Buchenwald survivor. He also emphasizes the importance of good luck in life”.