The Militia at the Center of the Darfur Genocide Kills Hundreds in Sudan

Listen to article (2 minutes) The gunmen arrived on motorcycles and in the backs of Toyota pickups, brandishing Kalashnikovs and dressed in the telltale sand-colored uniforms of Sudan’s Rapid Support Forces militia. Over three days they killed hundreds of men and teenage boys in a Darfur refugee camp, according to witnesses, local human-rights groups and … Read more

Ordinary Russians Feel Wrath of Putin’s Repression

In a city in southern Siberia, security forces detained a man in October for reading antiwar poetry at a literary event. Authorities in Novosibirsk fined a woman 15,000 rubles around the same time for tearing down a poster exalting Russian soldiers fighting in Ukraine. In St. Petersburg, a man was briefly detained in September for holding a … Read more

Hamas Attack Reminds Europeans of the Virtue of Sovereignty

Europe has discovered that it has an anti-Semitism crisis on its hands. And now some politicians claim to have found the answer: Deport the anti-Semites. It’s a response as illuminating as it is futile. The shock to Europe has been the “pro-Palestinian” protests on the streets in the weeks since Hamas’s barbaric invasion of Israel. … Read more

Police Investigate Death of Paul Kessler at Pro-Israel, Pro-Palestine Rallies

Updated Nov. 7, 2023 10:06 am ET Police are investigating the death of a 69-year-old man as a possible homicide following an altercation at dual pro-Israeli and pro-Palestinian demonstrations near Los Angeles. Ventura County Sheriff’s Office said Monday it was investigating the death of Paul Kessler in the city of Thousand Oaks, Calif., and had … Read more

Stanford University Student Hurt in Possible Hate Crime 

An Arab Muslim student at Stanford University was hurt in a campus hit-and-run that California authorities are investigating as a potential hate crime, according to the university. The incident occurred Friday afternoon as the student was crossing a street on foot, Stanford’s Department of Public Safety said.  Copyright ©2023 Dow Jones & Company, Inc. All … Read more

China Cracks Down on 'Pig Butchering.' (It Isn't What You Think.)

Beijing is pursuing scam mills that operate out of secretive, dystopian compounds and swindle people worldwide.

Vatican’s Silence on Holocaust Was Shaped by Antisemitism and Caution, Archives Show

ROME—For decades, controversy over why Pope Pius XII didn’t speak out against the Nazi Holocaust has troubled the Catholic Church.  New research has revealed evidence that an antisemitic Vatican aide played a role in the wartime pope’s silence, as did fear of provoking violence against Catholics under Nazi rule and against the Vatican itself.  Copyright … Read more

The Global War on the Jews

The disturbing fact of the past month is that Jews are under attack not only in Israel and not only by Hamas. The weeks since the barbaric Oct. 7 Hamas invasion of Israel have witnessed physical assaults on Jews the world over, including in the U.S. and Europe. This most modern of pogroms—global, televised, politicized—demonstrates … Read more

Antisemitic Comments Increase Across Chinese Social Media

Updated Oct. 29, 2023 2:12 pm ET As war erupts between Israel and Hamas, a wave of antisemitic comments is sweeping through China’s social media.  In recent days, searches and mentions involving the phrase “anti-Jew” skyrocketed on the Chinese app WeChat. On news stories about the Middle East turmoil, some comments have ranged from outright … Read more

Vatican Synod Report Plays Down LGBTQ Issues, Disappointing Progressives

Updated Oct. 28, 2023 5:08 pm ET ROME—A Vatican gathering called to debate potentially far-reaching changes in the Catholic Church adjourned on Saturday with a final report that barely referred to one of its most controversial questions: the place of LGBTQ people in the church. That omission, following recent signs of liberalization on the matter … Read more