An Iranian player who refused to play his Israeli opponent, has been reported to the International Chess Federation, FIDE, by UK Lawyers for Israel. During the “rapid” section of the Rilton Cup that took place in Stockholm from 27 December 2018 to 5 January 2019, Arya Gholami of Iran refused
UKLFI has urged travel companies to ignore Amnesty International’s calls for them to boycott Israeli businesses in areas administered by Israel. UKLFI has written to Expedia.com, Booking.com and TripAdvisor, pointing out that · Amnesty International has a record of prejudice against Israel of which this campaign is a further example.
We are delighted to report that the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has stripped Malaysia of the right to host the 2019 world para swimming championships after the country banned Israeli athletes from participating. “All World Championships must be open to all eligible athletes and nations to compete safely and free from discrimination,”
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
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
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
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
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 —
UK Lawyers for Israel has asked for an investigation to be carried out regarding the discrimination by Saudi players in a recent badminton game with an Israeli. UKLFI has written to the Badminton World Federation (BWF) about the Badminton event which took place on 1-4 August 2018 in Dnipro, Ukraine.
Israel is now on Tesco Mobile’s website following a complaint by a customer, with the assistance of UKLFI. Tesco Mobile’s page, where you can find the cost of international calls between almost any pair of places in the world from Abkhazia to Zambia, did not, until very recently, include Israel, although the