Expedia, Booking.com and Trip Advisor urged to ignore boycott call

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.

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Charity Commission Warns Medical Aid for Palestinians

The Charity Commission has warned Medical Aid for Palestinians that it must take care to heed regulatory guidelines, following a complaint made by UK Lawyers for Israel and the Lawfare Project. If further complaints are made against Medical Aid for Palestinians then the Charity Commission will re-open the case. In

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Paralympic Swimming Update

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,”

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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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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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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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