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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Retrieved 28 February He also emphasizes the importance of good luck in life”. His life will continue to inspire our work. Hessel’s reasons for personal outrage include the growing gap between the very rich and the very poor, France’s treatment of its voys 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.

As a supporter of a two state solutionhe also told the newspaper: In OctoberHessel’s essay, Time for Outrage! Hessel was survived by his wife Christiane, and three children from a previous marriage.

Audiobooks written by Stéphane Hessel |

Ongoing protests in Mexico challenging corruption, drug cartel violence, economic hardship and policies also have been called the Indignados. Translations into Japanese, Hungarian, and other languages are planned. These protests, in conjunction with the Arab Springlater helped to inspire other protests engaegz 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.

He regretted that his words in the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung had been perhaps “written too quickly, and read too quickly”. In the Trenches with the Spanish for Liberty and Progress”, will be published posthumously. His paternal grandparents were Jewish immigrants who joined the Lutheran churchand his mother was from a Christian family.


In it “Stephane Hessel appeals to his readers to save the environment and to embrace the positive. He became an observer of the editing of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights of The following afternoon his name was a top trending term on Twitter in France and Spain.

Translated by Michael Kogon. Inalong with other former Resistance members, he signed the petition “For a Treaty of a Social Europe” and in Augustheswel was a signatory to an appeal against the Israeli air-strikes in Lebanon.

In he was named by Foreign Policy magazine in its list of top global thinkers. Published by Cassell, London. For every generation, for young people, he was a source of inspiration but also a reference. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

His short book Time for Outrage!


Views Read Edit View history. Hessel’s booklet argues that the French need to again become outraged, as were those who participated in the Resistance during World War II. Institute for Social and Cultural Communications: He told cous Ha’aretz newspaper: 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 rngagez has lost its heart.

Stefan Friedrich Kaspar Hessel [1].

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This page was last edited on 6 Decemberat At 95, he embodied faith in the future of this new century.

On hessel FebruaryHessel died overnight at age Archived from the original on 24 May 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.


It has sold more than 3. He was a member of the French division of the International Decade for the Promotion of a Culture of Peace emgagez Non-Violence for the Children of the World and was a founding member of the Collegium International [12] and served as vice president.

Hessel continued to hold a diplomatic passporthaving been named an “ambassador for life”.

Retrieved from ” https: Collegium International 5 February 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 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 ‘.

Kechichian, “Worthy persons of the year” Gulf News December 30, Retrieved 19 March Association for Training in Africa and Madagascar, official website. Human Rights advocacy French Resistance member Buchenwald survivor. Best-selling French author and Holocaust survivor has some advice for Israel.