PWC “failed to raise concerns” about payments to terrorists

An 18-month UK Government investigation has concluded that Pricewaterhouse Coopers (“PwC”) has a case to answer on accusations that it ignored payments to terrorists when it audited the accounts of the World Bank, through which millions of pounds of donations are made to the Palestinian Authority (the “PA”). PwC, Tel

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UKLFI Director to debate with Ehud Olmert

Natasha Hausdorff, one of UKLFI’s directors is to argue, alongside Ehud Olmert, former Israeli prime minister, for the motion that the world should recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. Natasha will be debating on Monday 18 June at an event organised by the prestigious Intelligence Squared organisation, in Westminster. Her opponents will be Jack Straw,

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UKLFI files a complaint to the Charity Commission against Medical Aid for Palestinians

UK Lawyers for Israel, together with the Lawfare Project, have filed a complaint to the Charity Commission against Medical Aid for Palestinians (MAP).   The complaint highlights  how MAP has spread political propaganda, promoted antisemitism, and how it has  connections with organisations linked to the Palestinian terrorist organisation, the PFLP.  The

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Anti-BDS resource launched

UK Lawyers for Israel has published a new legal resource for councils or cities who are considering introducing anti-BDS legislation.  We have listed all the anti-BDS legislation that has so far been passed by 25 States in the USA, and we have given a short description of that legislation and

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The Show goes on at Seret Film Festival

Picturehouse Cinemas has reversed its decision to pull out of four scheduled screenings of films for the Israeli “Seret Film Festival”, following assistance by UK Lawyers for Israel. An Israeli Love Story (Seret International Film Festival) Anti-Israel activists had disrupted a screening at the Komedia cinema in Brighton on 13

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PwC’s Audit Whitewash of Terror Linked NGOs

Two NGOs with close links to a terrorist organisation, are audited by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC). Defence for Children International Palestine (DCI-P) and the Union of Agricultural Work Committees (UAWC) have very close links to the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP), a proscribed and active terror organisation, whose aim

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Helene Pines Richman UKLFI Director elected as Barnet Councillor

Helene Pines Richman one of UKLFI’s Directors and also Chair of UKLFI Charitable Trust, has been elected a one of the three Conservative Councillors for the West Hendon ward in the London Borough of Barnet. Helene is a barrister at 9 Stone Buildings, Linclon’s Inn and specialises in trusts and

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More credit card facilities closed down for terrorist linked NGOs

Four more Palestinian NGOs have had their credit card donation facilities withdrawn, following complaints that they were linked to a terrorist organisation and to the Boycott Divestments and Sanctions movement.   Their credit card donations were being operated by a US based company, Grassroots International,  which provides financial support to “social change”

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Credit Card Donations to Terrorist linked NGOs terminated

Online credit card donations facilities have been withdrawn from four NGOs: Al Haq, Women’s Affairs Technical Committee (WATC), Union of Agricultural Work committees (UAWC) and the Alternative Information Centre. The credit card facilities were terminated  as a result of letters sent by UK Lawyers for Israel to Visa, Mastercard and

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Lord Young is our new honorary patron

We are delighted to announce that Lord Young of Graffham has agreed to be one of our honorary patrons.  He qualified as a solicitor prior to a very successful business career, initially as assistant to Sir Isaac Wolfson and then as an entrepreneur. He was Secretary of State for Trade and

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