UKLFI and other NGOs File Joint Submission to the International Criminal Court

UKLFI, ILF and other NGOs  have filed a Joint Submission to the International Criminal Court Disputing its Jurisdiction over the Alleged Territory of a Supposed State of Palestine. A substantial submission by UK Lawyers for Israel (UKLFI), International Legal Forum (ILF) and other NGOs demonstrates that Israel, as the national

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PwC must recognise OECD Guidelines Worldwide

The accountancy firm PwC has been told by the UK Government that it should ensure global compliance with the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises which cover ethical business standards. This follows a complaint by UK Lawyers for Israel (UKLFI) about PwC to the UK’s OECD National Contact Point, which is

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DCI-P withdraws libel claim against UKLFI

Defence for Children International Palestine (DCI-P) has abandoned a claim for libel against UK Lawyers for Israel (UKLFI). The articles we wrote about DCI-P remain on our website. The articles to which DCI-P objected were about financial organisations and funding platforms that withdrew services from DCI-P. DCI-P has issued a

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Defense for Children International – Palestine

In 2018 we wrote about Defense for Children International – Palestine and referred to links between some past board members and a designated terrorist organisation, the PFLP. We would like to clarify that we did not intend to suggest that the organisation has close current links, or provides any financial or

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Obituary of UKLFI Patron Sir Gavin Lightman.

We record, with great sorrow, the passing of Sir Gavin Lightman, an Honorary Patron of UK Lawyers for Israel and UKLFI Charitable Trust, on 2 March 2020. Sir Gavin received a First Class Degree in Law from University College, London, and a Masters Degree in Law at the University of

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Richard Millett appointed as UKLFI Operations Manager

UK Lawyers for Israel is delighted to announce the appointment of its new Operations Manager. Richard is a qualified solicitor with a Law degree from Leeds University. He did a Masters in Near and Middle Eastern Studies at SOAS and then a diploma at the London School of Journalism before

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Statement by Interpal and its Trustees

In response to articles published on the UKLFI website on 25 February and 20 March 2019 the Trustees of Interpal have requested that UKLFI publish a statement setting out their reply by way of explanation or contradiction, pursuant to section 15(2) of the Defamation Act 1996.  The statement, provided by

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Resisting Misuse of the International Criminal Court

Lawyers and Jewish civil society organisations around the world are fighting back against the attempt to misuse the International Criminal Court (ICC) by turning it into yet another international institution to bash the only Jewish State. The ICC was created to ensure accountability for the most serious war crimes, crimes

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Aberdeen University Students Association Overturn BDS Policy

The Board of Trustees of Aberdeen University Students Association (AUSA) has overturned a BDS policy passed at a General Meeting of the Association on 5 March 2019 “following legal advice”. AUSA’s President has written to Jewish Society Treasurer, Marc Serpik, confirming that “the policy will not stand as an AUSA

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UKLFI is recruiting an Operations Manager

We are recruiting an Operations Manager, based at our office in central London, to coordinate and manage our activities. We are looking for someone who is highly versatile and able to get on with and initiate actions without close supervision. The successful applicant will have demonstrated real commitment to supporting

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