Simone Veil - The Times (subscription)

Of all the insults thrown at Simone Veil during her campaign to legalise abortion in France in 1974, the most hurtful was the accusation that she was unleashing the biggest genocide since the deportation of French Jews to the Nazi death camps.

Simone Veil, French Holocaust survivor and stateswoman, dies at 89 - Washington Post

Simone Veil, a French survivor of the Holocaust who became one of her country's most influential stateswomen, shepherding the 1975 law that allowed abortion in France, pushing prison reform and other social causes, and promoting continental unity as ...

Simone Veil, dead at 89, survived the Nazis and then spent her life fighting for women's rights - Vox

FRANCE - DECEMBER 15: Simone Veil at Abortion law project adopted by the Senate in Paris, France on December 15th , 1974. Photo by Jean-Claude FRANCOLON/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images. Few Americans probably know the name Simone Veil.

Trailblazing French feminist Simone Veil fought for abortion rights - The Globe and Mail

Simone Veil, a French survivor of Nazi death camps and European Parliament president who spearheaded abortion rights as one of France's most prominent female politicians, has died. She was 89. The office of her son Jean Veil said that Simone Veil died ...

Simone Veil, Auschwitz survivor and French abortion pioneer, dies - Yahoo News Canada (blog)

Paris (AFP) - Simone Veil, the Auschwitz survivor who became a towering figure in French politics after pushing to legalise abortion in the face of fierce opposition, was hailed Friday as "the best of France" following her death at 89. Veil, a women's ...

Feminist icon Simone Veil dies - Deccan Chronicle

Veil said it was her experiences in the Nazi concentration camps that made her a firm believer in the unification of Europe. Simone Veil. Simone Veil, a French survivor of Nazi death camps and European Parliament president who spearheaded abortion ...

Simone Veil, A French Holocaust Survivor & Abortion Rights Champion, Dies At 89 - Refinery29

The Holocaust survivor who spearheaded the fight for abortion rights in France, Simone Veil, has died on Friday. Her family made the announcement. Veil was 89. A two-time Cabinet minister, she was best known in France for leading the heated battle to ...

French 'Abortion Pioneer' Dead at 89 - Newser

In this 1974 photo, French Health Minister Simone Veil speaks about abortion law at the French National Assembly in Paris. (AP Photo/Eustache Cardenas, File)In this 1974 photo, French Health Minister Simone Veil speaks about abortion law at the French ...

EU founding mother and Holocaust survivor Simone Veil dies at 89 - EURACTIV

One of the founding mothers of the European Union, French politician and Holocaust survivor Simone Veil died on Friday (30 June) at the age of 89. As the first president of the elected European Parliament in 1979, Simone Veil left her mark on European ...

Simone Veil, Holocaust survivor and leading French politician – obituary - Telegraph.co.uk

Simone Veil, who has died aged 89, survived forced labour in Auschwitz and the death or disappearance of most of her family to become the minister of health who persuaded France's National Assembly to legalise abortion, and from 1979 to 1982 the first ...

Iconic French leader Simone Veil dies at 89 - The Hindu

French politician Simone Veil, who survived the Holocaust and led campaigns for the legalisation of abortion in France in the 1970s, died at her home in Paris on Friday, her family said. She was 89 years old. A Jewish survivor of the Nazi death camps ...

Simone Veil : the struggles of a life - The Siver Times

“I have the feeling that the day or I will die, it is the Shoah that I will be thinking of “. Simone Veil has just died at the age of 89 years. With a figure engraved on his left arm : 78651. A badge to remember the history that has shaped its destiny ...

Death of Simone Veil – Statement issued by Jean-Yves Le Drian (30 June 2017) - France Diplomatie (press release)

I was deeply saddened and moved to learn of the death of Simone Veil today. Her life and career, marked by the tragedy of the Holocaust, her tireless and pioneering commitment to women's rights and her strong sense of public service - serving as a ...

European feminist politician Simone Veil dead - Web India 123

Simone Veil, who was the first woman elected to lead the European Parliament in 1979 and legalised abortion in France during her stint as Health Minister, died on Friday at the age of 89, her family announced. Veil, who was Jewish and as a teenager ...

Simone Veil dead: French holocaust survivor who went on to legalise abortion dies aged 89 - The Independent

Simone Veil, a French survivor of the Nazi death camps who spearheaded campaigns to legalise abortion, has died in her Paris home at the age of 89, her family said. One of France's most prominent female politicians, Ms Veil commanded wide respect ...

Simone Veil, Holocaust survivor, politician and women's rights champion, dies - Jewish Chronicle

Simone Veil, a Holocaust survivor who later became the French Minister for Health and was instrumental in the country's legalisation of abortion, has died aged 89. Madame Veil was born Simone Jacob, to a Jewish family in Nice. In March 1944, at the age ...

Simone Veil, French feminist and politician who survived Auschwitz, dies at 89 - The Times of Israel

This file photo taken on January 27, 2005 at Auschwitz-Birkenau shows French President Jacques Chirac (L) and former Auschwitz prisoner and former French Health Minister Simone Veil, at the former Auschwitz Nazi death camp, before ceremonies marking ...

Simone Veil, the guardian angel of Rachida Dati: the former keeper of the Seals pays homage to him - The Quebec Telegram

Simone Veil, the guardian angel of Rachida Dati: the former keeper of the Seals pays homage to him The favorite female personality of the French died at the age of 89. In a poignant text, Rachida Dati pays tribute to the one who ” marked her life ...

Simone Veil, French social reformer, dies aged 89 - Financial Times

Simone Veil, who survived Auschwitz to become a pioneering social reformer in postwar France and tireless proponent of European reconciliation, has died aged 89. Ms Veil was perhaps best known for her epic battle to legalise abortion. The law, passed ...

French Politician Simone Veil, Holocaust Survivor And Abortion Pioneer, Dies At 89 - NPR

Simone Veil, a Holocaust survivor and women's rights advocate who was instrumental in legalizing abortion in France, has died at age 89. Veil was among France's most popular politicians and was revered across the political spectrum. In 1979, she became ...