Analysis Of Night By Elie Wiesel

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Throughout the memoir Night there many instances where many of the people in the concentration camps were treated inhumanly, cruel, or degrading or were subjected to torture. When Eli finds Idek and a young Polish girl together together intimately, he starts to laugh and this angers Idek to where he promises to get him back for not minding his business (Wiesel 57). Later on in the same page of the book, Wiesel goes on to say that “They brought a crate” (Wiesel 57) and he was then forced to lie down on the crate while he felt “the lashes of the whip”(Wiesel 57). This is incontrovertible a violation of article 5 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), which states that No one shall be subjected to torture or to cruel, inhuman
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