Complaint to Charity Commission filed against War on Want

UK Lawyers for Israel and The Lawfare Project have filed a complaint to the Charity Commission against the UK registered charity, War on Want. The complaint outlines in detail War on Want’s links to terrorist organisations, including the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP), its misuse of charitable

Continue reading

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,

Continue reading

Lawfare Project and UKLFI taking legal action against aggressive anti-Israel boycott legislation in Ireland

The Lawfare Project, assisted by UKLFI, is taking legal action against what experts and advocates are describing as the most aggressive boycott measure targeting Israel in European history. The “Control of Economic Activity (Occupied Territories) Bill 2018” passed its initial vote in the Irish senate on Wednesday. The measure would make

Continue reading

UKLFI’s complaint that PWC failed to raise concerns about payments to terrorists has been allowed

The UK National Contact Point (NCP) for the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises (the Guidelines) has decided to allow the complaint from UK Lawyers for Israel and has stated that  the issues raised by UKLFI “merit further examination”. The complaint was originally brought against PwC in December 2016 and it

Continue reading

UKLFI pushes Israel into Parliament’s Fake News Enquiry

The UK Parliament’s Fake News Enquiry has now published submissions from Honest Reporting and from Professor Richard Landes,  after UKLFI’s intervention. Fake news has been recognized as a serious threat to democracies following Russian interference on social media around the world.  For the past few months, the UK Parliament has

Continue reading

Banks withdraw services from terror linked NGO

UKLFI has succeeded in preventing Defence for Children International Palestine (DCI-P), a terrorist linked NGO, from receiving foreign currency donations by bank transfers from Citibank and Arab Bank PLC. DCI-P, which has close links to the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) terror group, can no longer receive

Continue reading

UKLFI Director to debate with Ehud Olmert

Natasha Hausdorff, one of UKLFI’s directors is to argue, alongside Ehud Olmert, former Israeli prime minister, for the motion that the world should recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. Natasha will be debating on Monday 18 June at an event organised by the prestigious Intelligence Squared organisation, in Westminster. Her opponents will be Jack Straw,

Continue reading

UKLFI files a complaint to the Charity Commission against Medical Aid for Palestinians

UK Lawyers for Israel, together with the Lawfare Project, have filed a complaint to the Charity Commission against Medical Aid for Palestinians (MAP).   The complaint highlights  how MAP has spread political propaganda, promoted antisemitism, and how it has  connections with organisations linked to the Palestinian terrorist organisation, the PFLP.  The

Continue reading

Anti-BDS resource launched

UKLFI Charitable Trust has published a new legal resource on anti-BDS legislation in the USA.  This lists all the anti-BDS legislation that has so far been passed by 25 States in the USA, and gives a short description of that legislation and links to the laws. The new guide is

Continue reading

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

Continue reading