Anti-Israel Human Rights barrister reported to Bar Standards Board

The Bar Standards Board is investigating a complaint regarding the disgraceful conduct of Simone O’Broin (aka Simone Burns) , an unregistered barrister,  on an Air India Flight from Mumbai to Heathrow. Sam Green, a director of UKLFI,  has submitted the complaint. Simone O’Broin is a UK trained International Lawyer who

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Illegal suppression of freedom of speech for Israelis at City University, London

UK Lawyers for Israel (UKLFI) has warned City University London that it acted illegally in failing to take steps to secure a meeting of its Israel Society to be addressed by Israel’s Ambassador, Mark Regev, and by refusing permission for a meeting of its Jewish Society to be addressed by

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ICC misleads about the “Situation in Palestine”

UKLFI has written to Peter Lewis, Registrar of the International Criminal Court (ICC), to complain about the wording in the “Situation in Palestine” page of the ICC website. The website wrongly implies that the ICC has already decided that it has jurisdiction in “Palestine”, that there is an occupied Palestinian

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Anti-Israel Propaganda Group in Turner Prize shortlist

One of the “artists” shortlisted for the Turner Prize has previously published documents amounting to modern blood libels likely to promote antisemitism and attacks on Jews. Forensic Architecture has been shortlisted for “developing highly innovative methods for sourcing and visualising evidence relating to human rights abuses around the world, used

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Interpal caught infringing copyright

Interpal has taken down part of a video that infringed the copyright of UK Lawyers for Israel (UKLFI).  The video, entitled “How will you cheque on Palestine?”, encouraged donations to Interpal by cheque, standing order or cash. Interpal produced the video after their   credit card donation facilities were withdrawn in

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Saudi Badminton Players and Coach Suspended for snubbing Israeli at tournament

The Saudi Badminton players who refused to play an Israeli in a recent tournament and their coach have been suspended for 6 months following UK Lawyers for Israel’s representations to the Badminton World Federation (BWF). UK Lawyers for Israel (UKLFI) wrote to the BWF on 23 September, following the incident

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Lord Carlile to speak on Counter-Terrorism Legislation

Lord Carlile CBE QC is to give a talk on Counter-Terrorism Legislation in a Democratic Society on Thursday 22 November 2018 in Central London.   Lord Carlile was the British Government’s Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Legislation from 2001 to 2011, and the Independent Reviewer of National Security Arrangements in Northern Ireland

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Momentum removes libellous Facebook post

Momentum has removed a Facebook post which falsely accused the organisation “Eye on Antisemitism” of supporting Britain First,  a far right wing group. The Corbyn supporting Redbridge Momentum Group and Jewish Voice for Labour held a joint meeting on 4 October 2018 advertised as “Labour, Britain’s Jews and Antisemitism —

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War on Want loses Paypal facility

Paypal has stopped providing services to the UK Charity War on Want. This follows UK Lawyers for Israel (UKLFI) pointing out to Paypal that War on Want  appeared to have close links to a terrorist organisation, the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP). UK Lawyers for Israel and

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Credit Card facilities removed from Interpal

The charity Interpal can no longer receive donations by credit card.  This severely curtails the organisation’s ability to fundraise directly through its website. Interpal, whose full name is Palestinians Relief And Development Fund, is an English charity regulated by the Charity Commission, which describes itself as “a specialist, non-political charity

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