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(Biography) Elie. born 1928, US human rights campaigner: noted esp for his documentaries of wartime atrocities against the Jews; Nobel peace prize (1986); honorary knighthood (2006)
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El•ie (ˈɛl i) (Eliezer), born 1928, U.S. author, born in Romania: Nobel peace prize 1986.
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Noun1.Wiesel - United States writer (born in Romania) who survived Nazi concentration camps and is dedicated to keeping alive the memory of the Holocaust (born in 1928)Wiesel - United States writer (born in Romania) who survived Nazi concentration camps and is dedicated to keeping alive the memory of the Holocaust (born in 1928)
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Synopsis: A survivor of Auschwitz and a powerful, enduring voice of the Holocaust, Elie Wiesel (1928-2016) was also a recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize and the Presidential Medal of Freedom, a hero of human rights, a professor and the author of more than 50 books.
Before his death in 2016, Nobel Peace Prize winner Elie Wiesel produced a large body of work exploring themes of faith and doubt, much of it shadowed by his experience as a Holocaust survivor, which he chronicled in his memoir Night.
Manfred Gerstenfeld interviews Ted Comet, close friend to Elie Wiesel: "At a time when we lack heroic models Elie Wiesel was a man who did not permit his experience in the hell of Auschwitz to leave him embittered,"
I've let go of him, and I dedicated my performance to Elie Wiesel and the millions who lost their lives under [Eichmann's] command," Kingsley said.
Myanmar has responded to the stripping of a prestigious human rights award from de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi by claiming the awarding institution was "misled and exploited." The US Holocaust Memorial Museum announced last Wednesday it was rescinding the prestigious Elie Wiesel Award granted to Suu Kyi in 2012 because she had failed to intervene in the humanitarian crisis unfolding in the country's northern Rakhine State.
08 (ANI): The US Holocaust Memorial Museum invalidated the prestigious Elie Wiesel Award that was presented to Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi in 2012.
On Tuesday, at the southwest corner of West 84th Street and Central Park West in New York City, a small crowd gathered for a street-naming ceremony in honor of Elie Wiesel, who died last July.
JOE Keith of Heaton quotes Elie Wiesel to illustrate his position that we must teach the Tories a lesson they will not forget.
"For the dead and the living, we must bear witness." - Elie Wiesel
Elie Wiesel was a brilliant writer and humanitarian without equal.