The Importance Of Human Rights In Night By Elie Wiesel

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Human right is a problem that the world is fighting daily. War, conflict, human trafficking, ect. As a nation, there is work to be done. Human right is possible for everyone and with work it can be done. There is so much pain in the world and with the knowledge of human rights it can he helped and equality for everyone can be real.
People care and want to help in any way that they can even if they are suffering alone side others they, want their pain to be minimal. In the book, Night written by Elie Wiesel he writes about caring for his father while in the camps, “All he wanted was water.. I’m burning up.. Why are you so mean to me, my son?... water…. I brought him water. Then I left the block for roll all. But I quickly turned back. I
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He expressed, “Gratitude is a word that I cherish. Gratitude is what defines the humanity of the human being. Grateful... for what you are doing for children in the world, for the homeless, for the victims of injustice, the victims of destiny and society, (Wiesel 10-12).” He wanted everyone to know that he was grateful for the work that was done to help others and being willing to help those who can’t help themselves. Together we can walk towards a new millennium with hope, we can start anew and become better. Later he talks about staring over rand becoming something better and new. He questioned, ” This time, we do respond. This time, we intervene? Does it mean that we have learned from the past? Does it mean that society has changed? Has the human being become less indifferent and more human? Have we really learned from our experiences? Are we less insensitive to the plight of victims of ethnic cleansing and other forms of injustices in places near and far? (Wiesel 101- 104).” Elie is asking how we will change. Will be try to be better. He wants us to work and help others and not be indifference to the problems of the …show more content…
Recalling a time in the camps Elie tells, “I felt the sweat running down my back. "A-7713!" I stepped forward. "A crate!" he ordered. They brought a crate. "Lie down on it! On your belly!" I obeyed. I no longer felt anything except the lashes of the whip. "One!…Two!… " he was counting. He took his time between lashes. Only the first really hurt. I heard him count: "Ten…eleven!… " His voice was calm and reached me as through a thick wall. "Twenty-three…" Two more, I thought, half unconscious. The Kapo was waiting. "Twenty-four…twenty-five!" It was over. (Wiesel 57-58).” He was being punished, 25 lashes for laughing at the officer. Human and making a mistake thatbn caused him 25 lashes. Nevertheless with so many people doing bad in the world there are others helping make the world a better place for everyone. In the beginning of the story there is a young non- Jewish man who had been taken by the Germans and had been tried to be killed. He surived and came back to tell the other. “As for Moishe, he wept and pleaded: "Jews, listen to me! That's all I ask of you. No money. No pity. Just listen to me!" he kept shouting in synagogue, between the prayer at dusk and the evening prayer.( Wiesel 7)”. He wasn’t Jewish and yet he went back to warm them and help them understand the danger they were in. He really cared and wanted to make a

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