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

Three more Palestinian NGOs have had their credit card donation facilities withdrawn, following complaints that they were linked to a terrorist organisation and to the Boycott Divestments and Sanctions movement. The NGOs are Palestinian Centre for Human Rights, Stop the Wall and Gaza Community Mental Health Programme. These organisations, along

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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Online credit card donations facilities have been withdrawn from four NGOs: Al Haq, Women’s Affairs Technical Committee (WATC), Union of Agricultural Work committees (UAWC) and the Alternative Information Centre.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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Dublin Council’s Chief Executive Nixes Israel and Hewlett Packard boycott

Dublin Council’s chief executive has confirmed that the Council will NOT be implementing any boycott of Hewlett Packard and of Israeli goods, since such a boycott is illegal. Owen P Keegan, Chief Executive of Dublin City Council Dublin City Council voted in support of a boycott and economic sanctions against

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UKLFI helps Israeli Students to counter “Israel Apartheid Week”

UKLFI assisted a delegation of 15 Israeli students, who had been denied entry to Kings College London. UKLFI’s intervention ensured that a delegation, arranged by StandWithUs, of 15 Israeli students, who had been refused entry to Kings College London, were given a personal apology by its principal Ed Byrne,  and

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New appointments at UKLFI

We are delighted to announce that Lady Hazel Cosgrove and Jonathan Lux have been appointed Co-Chairs of UKLFI, while Jonathan Turner has been appointed the new Chief Executive. Lady Hazel Cosgrove has been appointed co-chair of UKLFI. Lady Cosgrove was the first woman to be appointed a Senator of the

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