Webinar: League of Nations Mandate Centenary

UKLFI Charitable Trust invites you to a webinar marking the League of Nations Mandate Centenary with a talk by Professor Steven Zipperstein, chaired by Jonathan Turner of UKLFI. Special Introduction by the President of the State of Israel, H.E. Isaac Herzog It will take place on Thursday, 21 July 2022

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Anti-Israel Banner removed from Luton street

A large anti-Israel banner, displayed on the side of a property in Luton has been removed, as a result of complaints from UK Lawyers for Israel (UKLFI) and the Luton Jewish community. The banner was put up in April 2022 at 529 Dunstable Road, Luton,  very close to Luton’s United

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Medical Aid for Palestinians stops funding designated NGO “Health Work Committees”

The Charity Commission has confirmed that Medical Aid for Palestinians has stopped funding an Israeli designated NGO,  “Health Work Committees”(HWC).  This follows  letters to MAP, and complaints to the Charity Commission from UK Lawyers for Israel over the past two years. HWC is an NGO in the Palestinian Territories that

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Trailfinders lifts block to Israel marketing emails

The holiday company Trailfinders has lifted a block on links from emails sent to its customers in Israel, following a letter from UKLFI.Trailfinders’ customers who are based in Israel were unable to access Trailfinders’ website via its promotional emails. When any link in the emails was pressed, the following message

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Errors Exposed in Harvard Clinic’s Submission to the UN

UK Lawyers for Israel (UKLFI) and the Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting and Analysis  (CAMERA)  exposed numerous factual and legal errors in Harvard's International Human Rights Clinic's (IHRC) submission to the United Nations that slanderously accused Israel of being an apartheid state. UKLFI and CAMERA have urged the

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Parody of Schindler’s List taken down

VRT, the Flemish-Belgian public TV channel, has removed a parody of a scene in the film “Schindler’s List” after Universal Studios asserted their copyright in the film. Universal were prompted to take action by the NGOs Hetz and IMPAC with legal support from UKLFI. The Belgian Flemish TV channel had

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Politics and Tartans don’t mix

A tartan called the “Spirit of Palestine”, described as highlighting the Palestinian Struggle, has been registered in Scotland, even though tartans are not allowed to be political. UKLFI has written to the Keeper of the Scottish Register of Tartans to point out that the “Spirit of Palestine” tartan, which was

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Webinar: Deir Yassin: A Question of Evidence

UKLFI Charitable Trust hosted a webinar on Deir Yassin – A Question of Evidence with Prof Eliezer Tauber and chaired by Natasha Hausdorff on Sunday 29 May 2022. Professor Eliezer Tauber discussed his fascinating  his research on the incident in the village of Deir Yassin in April 1948, the subject

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Webinar on The Alleged Attack on Al Aqsa

  UKLFI Charitable Trust hosted a webinar on The Alleged Attack on Al Aqsa, with Adv. Yifa Segal,  International Director of UKLFI and Natasha Hausdorff on Sunday 8th May. Is Al Aqsa really being threatened? Are any legal rights being violated? Who holds the legal responsibility and what is it

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Pensions Advisory Board rebuffs UN Rapporteur interference

The Local Government Pension Schemes (LGPS) Advisory Board (LGPSAB) has rebuffed interference by UN Special Rapporteur, Michael Lynk, characterising statements made in his letters to Chairs of LGPS Committees as “assertions and misrepresentations” requiring clarification and correction.The Board has not held a further meeting with Mr Lynk as had been

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