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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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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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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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,

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Anti-BDS resource launched

UK Lawyers for Israel has published a new legal resource for councils or cities who are considering introducing anti-BDS legislation.  We have listed all the anti-BDS legislation that has so far been passed by 25 States in the USA, and we have given a short description of that legislation and

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Dublin Council’s Chief Executive Nixes Israel and Hewlett Packard boycott

Dublin Council’s chief executive has confirmed that the Council will NOT be implementing any boycott of Hewlett Packard and of Israeli goods, since such a boycott is illegal. Owen P Keegan, Chief Executive of Dublin City Council Dublin City Council voted in support of a boycott and economic sanctions against

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