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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Momentum removes libellous Facebook post

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 —

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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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Tesco’s Geography Lesson

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

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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 alleged links to terrorist organisations, including the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP), its alleged misuse

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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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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

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