Elie Wiesel

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Noun1.Elie 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)Elie 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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Rushdie commented on the fatva last Monday in Toronto, where he was teamed up with Nobel Peace Prize laureate Eli Wiesel for a discussion on freedom of speech and human rights.
1964) and Mother Teresa (1979), along with the Soviet dissident Andrei Sakharov (1975); the conscience of the Holocaust, Eli Wiesel (1986); the Burmese dissident Aung San Suu Kyi (1991); and the French Jewish-Catholic scholar Rene Cassin (1968), who drafted much of the Universal Declaration on Human Rights.
Francois Mauriac, "Foreward" in Eli Wiesel, "Night" Trans, by Stell Rodway (New York: Bantam Books) 1960, p.
He has also received the Nobel Peace Prize and the Presidential Medal of Freedom--and joins only five others who have been so honored, including Mother Theresa, Eli Wiesel, Dr Martin Luther King, Jr.