24 Funding Platforms Closed

24 financial accounts of 14 different NGOs which promote BDS or have been linked to terrorist groups were removed following interventions by UK Lawyers for Israel over the past 18 months. The latest to disappear was the payment service “Stripe”, that had been used by Friends of Al Aqsa (FOA)

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BDS motion at Belfast City Council withdrawn

A proposed resolution of Belfast City Council to support BDS against Israel, which had been scheduled for debate on 1st July 2019, has now been withdrawn.  This follows submissions made by UKLFI to Suzanne Wylie, Chief Executive of Belfast City Council, pointing out a string of reasons why such a

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Territorial Jurisdiction of ICC disputed

Lawyers from leading London international criminal chambers 9 Bedford Row have submitted a communication to the Office of the Prosecutor (OTP) of the International Criminal Court (ICC), with support from The Lawfare Project, regarding the effect of issues around Palestinian statehood and Palestine’s territorial claim on the jurisdiction of the

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Top lawyers make submission to ICC, warning of the unreliability of human rights reports

Leading lawyers have made a submission to the Office of the Prosecutor (OTP) of the International Criminal Court (ICC) regarding the challenges of relying on human reports when examining potential criminal cases. The submission was made by Dr Dov Jacobs of 9 Bedford Row, with support from UK Lawyers for

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Friends of Al Aqsa pressed to curb BDS content at Palestine Expo

Friends of Al Aqsa (FOA) are under pressure to curb their advocacy of BDS and hate speech at the forthcoming Palestine Expo exhibition at Olympia , or face cancellation of the event, following intervention by UK Lawyers for Israel. The German co-owners of Olympia London are now putting pressure on

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UK Charity linked to Hamas is reported to Charity Commission

A UK charity, which is closely linked to the terrorist group Hamas, has been reported to the Charity Commission. UK Lawyers for Israel (UKLFI), a voluntary association of lawyers combatting anti-Israel and antisemitic activity, has submitted a complaint to the Charity Commission regarding Education Aid for Palestinians (EAP). Several donations

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GlobalGiving UK is pulled from DCI-P’s donations page

GlobalGiving UK has confirmed that Defence for Children International-Palestine (DCI-P) is not eligible to receive donations through its organisation. This follows representations by UK Lawyers for Israel, which pointed out the links between DCI-P and the terrorist group, the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine. DCI-P had advertised to

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TSB disappears from IHRC website donations page

TSB bank details have disappeared from the “other ways to donate” page of the website of International Human Rights Commission  (IHRC), organiser of the annual Al Quds Day march in London which promotes the Hezbollah terrorist organisation. The page had given donors the bank details of the related charity, IHRC

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Palestinian Return Centre, closely linked to Jeremy Corbyn,  loses Paypal facility

Paypal is no longer working as a payment method on the Palestinian Return Centre’s website store. It is likely that the link to Paypal has been severed following UKLFI’s submissions to Paypal earlier this year. UKLFI pointed  out that the PRC is designated as a terrorist organisation in Israel, and

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Irish Parliamentary Committee warned of damaging consequences of BDS Bill

The Ireland Israel Alliance has made a detailed submission to the Select Committee of the Irish Parliament for Foreign Affairs, which is scrutinising a Bill introduced by Senator Frances Black that would make it a criminal offence to supply goods or services produced wholly or partly by Israelis in the West Bank

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