Stephane Hessel, 94, a former French Resistance member, Nazi ...
Jan 19th, 2012
(Reuters) - Stephane Hessel, 94, a former French Resistance member, Nazi concentration camp survivor and post war diplomat, attends a meeting in Nantes, January 19, 2012. Hessel says his runaway best-seller "Indignez-Vous" (Be Indignant) is a call to action to protect human rights and combat the yawning gap between rich and poor. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe (FRANCE - Tags: POLITICS) -
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