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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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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YouTube Rejected Warnings about Antisemitic Content

YouTube rejected warnings from its moderators to remove antisemitic videos, according to a whistleblower, who has been assisted by UKLFI Charitable Trust. Khaled Hassan, who worked at a company contracted by YouTube to monitor its content, was employed to identify extremist Arabic videos. Mr Hassan told the Jewish Chronicle that

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Amnesty International Charities reported to Charity Commission

UK Lawyers for Israel (UKLFI) has filed a complaint to the Charity Commission regarding the Report published by Amnesty alleging that Israel is an Apartheid State. UKLFI has asked the Charity Commission to investigate the involvement of the Amnesty International Charities in the Report, which is entitled: “Israel’s Apartheid Against

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“Inflammatory” Whitworth Gallery Exhibition challenged

UK Lawyers for Israel (UKLFI) have written to the Vice-Chancellor of Manchester University warning that the hosting of an exhibition at the Whitworth Art Gallery may breach the “public sector equality duty”. Whitworth Art Gallery, which is part of Manchester University, is hosting an exhibition by Forensic Architecture, which contains

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Facebook urged to adopt IHRA definition of antisemitism

UKLFI together with over 100 other organisations wrote a joint letter last week to the directors of Facebook, urging it to adopt the IHRA working definition of antisemitism as the cornerstone of its hate speech policy regarding antisemitism. Our letter drew attention to the acceptance of the IHRA definition by

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