How did Night help Elie Wiesel win the Nobel Peace Prize?the topic is about how elie wiesel won the nobel peace prize and how might his 'advocacy for human rights' have grown out of his holocaust...
How did Night help Elie Wiesel win the Nobel Peace Prize?
the topic is about how elie wiesel won the nobel peace prize and how might his 'advocacy for human rights' have grown out of his holocaust experiences
Elie Wiesel wrote Night, as he stated in his Preface to the 2006 translation, "to bear witness for the dead and for the living." He considered it his duty to record the first-hand experiences he encountered - the possibilities, the indignities, the abuse, the kindness, the tragedy, the cruelty, the beauty and the pain.
In the aftermath of his survival, the writing of Night allowed Wiesel to bear testimony to the world about the events of the Holocaust. In order to prevent the world from ever again turning a blind eye to threats against one group of people or another, Wiesel spoke out through his book and through the speeches and contacts it made possible. In his Nobel Acceptance speech, Wiesel explained that he had sworn
never to be silent whenever and wherever human beings endure suffering and humiliation...Wherever men and women are persecuted because of their race, religion, or political views, that place must-at that moment-become the center of the universe.
The Nobel Peace Prize was awarded in recognition of his efforts.