Elie Wiesel summoned up his mission when he received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1986 in these words,
"Whenever and wherever human beings endure suffering and humiliation, take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented.
At the US Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington Elie
Wiesel words are now carved in stone at its entrance:
"For the dead and the living, we must bear witness."
Rest in Peace .