UKLFI one of 180 NGOs calling on Twitter to adopt Antisemitism Definition

In a joint letter, 180 civil rights groups from around the world, including UKLFI,  have called  on Twitter’s new owner to adopt the widely accepted IHRA definition of antisemitism and act against Jew-hatred on the social media platform. A coalition made up of more than 180 nonprofit organizations representing regions

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NUS President sacked over breaches of NUS policy following investigation

The National Union of Students has terminated the contract of its President, Shaima Dallali, following an investigation which found there had been significant breaches of the NUS policy. UKLFI wrote to the NUS in on 11 April 2022 to warn them of incendiary views expressed by the incoming National President,

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US Special Envoy alerted to Auction of Nazi Items in Maryland

UKLFI has attempted to stop an auction house in Chesapeake City, Maryland, USA from selling memorabilia and household  items that had belonged to Hitler and other Nazis.  UKFLI has written to Prof. Deborah Lipstadt, the US Special Envoy for Monitoring and Combating Antisemitism, seeking her assistance.  The auction is due

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UKLFI makes submission to antisemitism taskforce

UKLFI has submitted a note on antisemitism at universities and schools and the factors promoting it to the task force that has been set up to root out antisemitism in education in England at all levels. UKLFI has extensive experience of countering antisemitism at universities and schools over the past

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New Task Force established to root out antisemitism in education at all levels  

The All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Antisemitism heard testimony in March 2022 from Jewish university students about their experiences of antisemitic and anti-zionist harassment at universities. This followed a request by Mrs Susan Storring, a Trustee of UKLFI Charitable Trust, to her MP, Theresa Villiers, a Vice Chair of

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Palestinian Judo Federation reported for honouring Algerian player who boycotted Israel

UK Lawyers for Israel (UKLFI) has reported the Palestinian Judo Federation and its Chairman to the Disciplinary Committee of the International Judo Federation for organising a ceremony honouring an Algerian judo player who boycotted Israel. UK Lawyers for Israel is a voluntary association of lawyers which invokes rules and laws

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BBC accused of breaking the law in its Chanukah Bus report

The BBC has been accused of breaking the law in its reporting of the antisemitic abuse of a party of Jewish teenagers and others who were celebrating Chanukah in Oxford Street on 29 November 2021. Some passengers on the bus carrying the party have been assisted by UKLFI Charitable Trust

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Squash Championship Cancelled after Malaysia bans Israeli team

The World Squash Federation has cancelled a tournament that was due to take place in Malaysia on 7-12 December because the Israeli team had been banned from entering Malaysia. This follows a letter sent by UK Lawyers for Israel (UKLFI) to the World Squash Federation (WSF) pointing out that they

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Cornish Councillor Defended

UKLFI Director, Daniel Berke of 3D Solicitors, successfully defended a Cornish Councillor, Tim Dwelly, who was threatened with litigation after challenging comments made by a blogger. Solicitors on behalf of Graham Smith and Ragged Trousers Production, who run a website called “Cornwall Reports”, wrote to Mr Dwelly in September 2020,

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Anti-Israel Banner and Palestinian Flag Removed

A large banner defaming Israel and a large Palestinian flag have been taken down following intervention by UK Lawyers for Israel (UKLFI), who pointed out that they were in breach of planning law. English planning law prohibits the display of advertisements, including banners and flags, subject to various exceptions, as

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