Wiesel Schmiesel - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • John
    • 22.04.10 | 10:22 (IDT)

    The hypocrisy abounds. Wiesel stood before the world during his Nobel peace prize address in 1986 and said, ?The world did know and remained silent. And that is why I swore never to be silent whenever and wherever human beings endure suffering and humiliation. We must always take sides.? He certainly took sides, choosing to praise the oppressor and condemn the victim, not even remaining silent, but enabling brutality, and justifying exclusion despite daily Palestinian suffering and humiliation.

    from the article: WJC distances itself from Wiesel's pro-Israel Jerusalem ad
    First published 21:18 21.04.10 | Last updated 21:25 21.04.10
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