Regev and Korchak meetings rescheduled at City University

City University Update Following our correspondence robustly objecting to the failure to secure freedom of speech for HE Ambassador Mark Regev and educator, Charlotte Korchak, we are delighted to report that both meetings have now been rearranged. The University has also strengthened its security team. We hope to engage further

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UKLFI sends warning to International Paralympic Committee

UKLFI has warned the International Paralympic Committee that it must move the World Para-Swimming Championship unless Malaysia guarantees participation by Israeli competitors. UK Lawyers for Israel (UKLFI) has written to the Chief Executive of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) warning that going ahead with the World Para-Swimming Championship in Malaysia

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Justice Elyakim Rubinstein to speak on Current Legal Issues facing Israel

UKLFI Charitable Trust is delighted to announce that Justice Elyakim Rubinstein will be giving a breakfast talk on Current Legal Issues Facing Israel followed by a Q and A In Central London At 8.30am on Monday 25 February 2019. Justice Rubinstein has had a fascinating legal career: He was appointed Justice of the Supreme Court

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No more Global Giving to terror linked Palestinian charity

Another funding source for Defence for Children International (DCI-P) appears to have closed down, as a result of the efforts of UK Lawyers for Israel. Global Giving is a US based global crowdfunding community connecting non-profits and donors in nearly every country.  It had been promoting the funding of DCI-P,

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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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