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He regretted that his words in the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung had been perhaps “written too quickly, and read too quickly”. In OctoberHessel’s essay, Time for Outrage! Hessel and his book were linked and cited as an inspiration for the Spanish Indignadosthe American Occupy Wall Street movement and other political movements.

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

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BerlinGerman Empire. Archived from the original on 24 May He told the Ha’aretz newspaper: Human Rights advocacy French Resistance member Buchenwald survivor. His paternal grandparents hfssel Jewish immigrants who joined the Lutheran churchand his mother was from a Christian family. 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.

His life will continue to inspire our work. Born German, he became a naturalised French citizen in His first wife, Vitia, was the daughter of Boris Mirkin-Getzevich. Published by Cassell, London. As a supporter of a two state solutionhe also told the newspaper: 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.


Retrieved 19 March Vitia Guetzevich ; 3 children [2] Christiane Hessel-Chabry Retrieved from ” https: His short book Time for Outrage! Previously, Hessel had offered his thoughts on death: The following afternoon his name hesseel a top trending term on Twitter in France and Spain. Kechichian, “Worthy persons of the year” Gulf News December 30, Collegium International 5 February In other projects Wikimedia Commons.

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He was a member of the French division vojs 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. On 26 FebruaryHessel died overnight at age Hessel continued to hold a diplomatic passporthaving been named an “ambassador for life”.

Ongoing protests in Mexico challenging corruption, drug cartel violence, economic hardship and policies also have been called the Indignados. This page was last edited on 6 Decemberat At 95, he embodied faith in the future of this new century.

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He became an observer of the editing of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights of 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. Human rights portal Biography portal.

For every generation, for young people, he was a source of inspiration but also a reference. Retrieved 28 February Hessel’s booklet argues that the French need to again become outraged, as were those who participated in the Resistance during World War Engaez. Stefan Friedrich Kaspar Hessel [1]. In the Trenches with the Spanish for Liberty and Progress”, will be published posthumously.


He also emphasizes the importance of good luck in life”. Hessel was survived by his wife Christiane, and three children from a previous marriage. As that comes to an end, he leaves us a lesson: In he was named by Foreign Policy magazine in its list of top global thinkers.

It was translated into 15 foreign languages, from Europe to Asia and South America. Archived from the original on 1 March 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 ‘. Institute for Social and Cultural Communications: 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.

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.