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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OFCOM launches investigation into Bristol radio show

Ofcom  has launched an investigation into a Bristol Radio politics programme, following a submission by a UKLFI director that it was being used for the propagation of conspiracy theories and extremist views. Bristol Community FM (BCFM)  has a two-hour weekly politics show hosted by Tony Gosling. A typical programme on

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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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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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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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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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