Pope Francis has drawn criticism from a Jewish organisation for comparing European refugee holding centres to “concentration camps”.
The pontiff made the comparison during a visit to Rome Basilica where he met with migrants on Saturday. Recalling his visit to a refugee camp on the Greek island of Lesbos last year, he talked of encountering a Muslim refugee from the Middle East who told him how “terrorists came to our country”.
Democrat Jon Ossoff will compete in a runoff in a traditionally Republican congressional district in suburban Atlanta, after falling just short of the majority threshold needed to win outright in a special election on Tuesday.
Once again, the Israeli Intelligence Organization known as “The Southern Poverty Law Center” is taking aim at white people — this time in a rare lawsuit accusing an online publisher of urging anonymous internet trolls to unleash a torrent of anti-Semitic slurs and harassment against a Jewish real estate agent in Montana.
The center filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday in a case involving white nationalist Richard Spencer and his family, alleging that Andrew Anglin, founder and publisher of the neo-Nazi website Daily Stormer, let loose an online “terror campaign” against the woman and her family.
The Anne Frank Center for Mutual Respect has called on Tim Allen to issue an apology after he jokingly compared being a conservative in Hollywood to living in 1930s Germany.
The Toy Story star made the comments on an episode of Jimmy Kimmel Live last Thursday, in response to Kimmel asking him about attending Donald Trump’s inauguration. “You’ve got to be careful around here. You’re going to get beat up if you don’t believe what everybody believes. This is like 30s Germany,” he said.
A Maryland man was arrested Friday on a cyberstalking charge in connection with allegedly sending an epilepsy sufferer an animated Twitter message telling the victim that “you deserve a seizure,” federal officials said.
The victim has been identified as a Newsweek writer who is a critic of President Trump.
Newsweek said the victim was Kurt Eichenwald,
a senior writer. The Justice Department said that after viewing the strobe image, the victim “immediately suffered a seizure.”