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WIESENTHAL, 'CONSCIENCE OF THE HOLOCAUST', DIES AT 96

WIESENTHAL, 'CONSCIENCE OF THE HOLOCAUST', DIES AT 96 20/9/2005- Simon Wiesenthal, the Holocaust survivor who was credited with tracking down 1,100 Nazi war criminals, died today aged 96. Mr Wiesenthal passed away in his sleep at his home in Vienna, Austria, Rabbi Marvin Hier, the dean and founder of the Simon Wiesenthal Centre in Los Angeles, said. 'I think he'll be remembered as the conscience of the Holocaust,' Mr Hier said. 'When the Holocaust ended in 1945 and the whole world went home to forget, he alone remained behind to remember. He did not forget.

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