When Elie Wiesel speaks, people listen. He speaks softly and chooses his words carefully. In 1986, when this survivor of Hitler’s death camp at Buchenwald was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, he was cited as a «messenger to mankind» whose message has always been one of peace and human dignity.
That’s why when he spoke at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum last month with President Obama present, his words were particularly pertinent. Speaking of the Holocaust and relating it to the world’s failure to stop Syrian dictator Bashar Assad and Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Mr. Wiesel said:
«It could have been prevented.… Seguir leyendo »