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 ...

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, 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 ...