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Human Rights In Night By Elie Wiesel's Night

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Will Human Rights ever be achieved? Will society forever go on, day to day, knowingly contributing to the violation of people’s inalienable rights? Human rights are something that many activists have tried to achieve til this day but failed. The book Night by Elie Wiesel is a detailed memoir, of the tragedy he and many other endured during the Holocaust. In the book, Night, Mr. Wiesel and family were Jewish, during the holocaust they were taken from their home and transferred to several concentration camps. Mr. Wiesel and his father were separated from their family and were forced to work. If they refused to work and did work well enough they were immediately transferred to the crematoria; which is similar to a large oven, where they would …show more content…

Mr. Wiesel and father were able to escape the crematoria but were often terrorized. Could you imagine living in a world where you are harassed just for being who you are? How about the children who grow up learning what their parents teach them and really do not know any better; for example in the book To Kill a Mockingbird, Scout and Jem lived in a world filled with prejudice and people seeking revenge. Scout and Jem Finch were one of the lucky ones. Their father, Atticus, was a lawyer, and one of the fairest there was. he didn 't see color he only saw you for who you were. As a lawyer who didn 't see color Atticus was almost always the talk of the town. Tom was a black man who was accused of

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