• Nobel laureate and Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel dies at 87

    Nobel laureate and Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel dies at 87

    The Holocaust survivor, writer and Nobel peace laureate, Elie Wiesel, who worked to keep alive the memory of Jews slaughtered during World War II, has died aged 87.

    Wiesel, a Romanian-born US citizen, was perhaps best known for his memoir “Night” detailing his experiences in the Auschwitz concentration camp.

    He won the Nobel peace prize in 1986, when he was described as having “made it his life’s work to bear witness to the genocide committed by the Nazis during World War II”.

    Once […]