Analysis Of Night By Elie Wiesel

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“For the dead and the living, we must bear witness. ~ Elie Wiesel author of the famous autobiography Night.” The world bore witness to atrocities committed to the innocent in the territory of East Bengal (Bangladesh). Millions lost their lives because of their faith, random violence and/or strategic value against Pakistan. As Americans, we stood by and indeed supported this for our own selfish political reasons, but our enemy of the time Russia helped my people gain independence from such horrors by supplying them with the essentials to take on the oppressors. The Genocide committed was only planned out to cripple the intellectual and religious powers that the Bengali people had. President Yahya Khan of Pakistan issued order to his troops to kill any Hindu or non-religious persons encountered since Pakistan is a predominate Muslim nation. He also issued orders to take out any intellectual facilities and to do the same the people whom studied there. Khan’s schemes however where combated by revolutionaries such as my beloved grandfather Col. Shafaat Jamil of the Bangladeshi army. If he...
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