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Stephane Hessel

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Stephane Hessel

Stephane Hessel, who fought with the French Army and the Resistance in World War II, was imprisoned in the Nazi concentration camp at Buchenwald. After the war he served as a French and UN diplomat and was named a Grand Officer of the Legion of Honor in 2006.


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In the first English translation of a cri de coeur that has topped bestseller lists for months in France, the 93-year-old hero of the French Resistance urges a new generation to renew the struggle for social justice.

It's time for a democratically governed Israel to grant liberal civil rights to its Arab minority.