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France honours Stephane Hessel

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France has paid its respects to the former French Resistance fighter and author Stephane Hessel who died last week aged 95. Hessel’s “Time for outrage” inspired social protesters the world over. President François Hollande was joined by leading political and cultural figures as he delivered the funeral oration. Hessel was later buried at Montparnasse cemetery.