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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UKLFI pushes for investigation into Saudi Arabia’s Badminton discrimination against Israeli player

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. 

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UK government plan may interfere with Israel’s anti-terrorism laws

UKLFI is seeking clarification of a UK government plan which may interfere with Israel’s anti-terrorism laws.  UK Lawyers for Israel has asked the UK Government’s Department for International Development (DFID) for further information regarding a new programme which appears to be intended to obstruct Israeli counter-terrorism legislation. If so, carrying out

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UK Government Conceals Audits of Foreign Aid

The UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) is engaged in a cover-up of its failure to stop millions of pounds of British aid being paid by the Palestinian Authority (PA) to terrorists. In doing so it may be concealing criminal offences committed by British Ministers and officials. DFID has refused

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Interpal suffers donations blow as BT’s MyDonate withdraws facilities

BT’s My Donate has this week withdrawn fundraising facilities from The Palestinian Relief and Development Fund (Interpal).  Interpal’s fundraising methods have been severely restricted. UK Lawyers for Israel (UKLFI) wrote to Visa and Mastercard, the credit card companies linked to My Donate pointing out that Interpal is designated as a

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Kuwait Airways pays damages to Israeli after refusing her a ticket

Kuwait Airways has agreed to pay substantial damages plus costs to an Israeli National who was refused a ticket on a Kuwait Airways flight from London to Bangkok on the grounds of her nationality. Mandy Blumenthal, with the help of UK Lawyers for Israel, issued a claim against Kuwait Airways,

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Kuwait Airways sued for discrimination by Israeli

Mandy Blumenthal asked to buy a return ticket from Heathrow to Bangkok at the Kuwait Airways  counter at Heathrow Airport in November 2017. Having confirmed availability, they refused to sell the ticket when she presented her Israeli passport. The incident was filmed. Mandy has now commenced a legal claim against

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