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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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. As a supporter of a two state solutionhe also told the newspaper: His life eengagez continue to inspire our work.

It was originally scheduled to be published in May, but the publisher moved the release date up to mid-March after Hessel’s death. BerlinGerman Empire. This page was last edited on 6 Decemberat Vitia Guetzevich ; 3 children [2] Christiane Hessel-Chabry Stefan Friedrich Kaspar Hessel [1].

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By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. In it “Stephane Hessel appeals to his readers to save the environment and to embrace the positive.

His first wife, Vitia, was the daughter of Boris Mirkin-Getzevich. Kechichian, “Worthy persons of the year” Gulf News December 30, At 95, he embodied faith in the future of this new century. His paternal grandparents were Jewish immigrants who joined the Lutheran churchand his mother was from a Christian family. Hessel continued to hold a diplomatic passporthaving been named an “ambassador for life”.


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It was translated into 15 foreign languages, from Europe to Asia and South America. 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. Association for Training in Africa and Madagascar, official website.

Archived from the original on 24 May Human Rights advocacy French Resistance member Buchenwald survivor.


Retrieved 28 February 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. Best-selling French author and Holocaust survivor has some sngagez for Israel.

Collegium International 5 February 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 ‘.

Published by Cassell, London. For every generation, for young people, he was a source of inspiration but also a reference. Hessel was survived by his wife Christiane, and three children from a previous marriage.

Retrieved 19 March In OctoberHessel’s essay, Time hessle Outrage! From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Human rights portal Biography portal. Translations into Japanese, Hungarian, and other languages are planned.

Previously, Heswel had offered his thoughts on death: 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.

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On 26 FebruaryHessel died overnight at age Ongoing protests in Mexico challenging corruption, drug cartel violence, economic hardship and policies also have been called the Indignados. 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 In other projects Wikimedia Commons.

Retrieved from ” https: In the Trenches with the Spanish for Liberty and Progress”, will be published posthumously.

He also emphasizes the importance of good luck in life”. InHessel was named by Foreign Policy vpus 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. Views Read Edit View history. Hessel and his book were linked and cited as an inspiration for the Spanish Indignadosthe American Occupy Wall Street movement and other political movements.

As that comes to an end, he leaves us a lesson: He told the Ha’aretz newspaper: