City University Students Union reported to Charity Commission over unlawful BDS Campaign

The President of City University’s Israel Society,  with assistance from UK Lawyers for Israel (UKLFI),  has reported the  City Students’ Union to the Charity Commission for conducting an unlawful BDS campaign targeting Israel. City, University of London Students’ Union is a charity  whose objects are the advancement of education of

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UKLFI counters Merseyside divestment proposal

UK Lawyers for Israel (UKLFI) has written to Wirral Council’s Pensions Committee, explaining in detail why the Merseyside Pension Fund should not divest from certain businesses which operate in the West Bank and which appear on a list prepared by the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC).  The Committee is due

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Lancaster Overrules BDS Motion

Lancaster City Council has effectively over-ruled its Boycott Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) motion against Israel in a unanimous vote yesterday, 29 September 2021. Lancaster Council had passed a BDS motion on 23 June, which had been criticised by Lancaster & Lakes Jewish community, Lancaster University Jewish Society, and UK Lawyers

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Attempt to promote BDS by the backdoor barred at Warwick Uni

An attempt to promote a discriminatory divestment policy targeting Israel, by including special provisions in a general resolution to divest from unethical industries, has been barred as a result of action taken by UK Lawyers for Israel (UKLFI). The motion was titled “Warwick University to fully divest from all unethical

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New Zealand Fund Decision to Divest from Israeli Banks Breaches Legal Requirements

The Guardians of New Zealand’s Superannuation Fund have recently decided to divest from Israeli banks in apparent breach of legal requirements. The Superannuation Fund, known as the Super Fund, was set up in 2001 to secure funding for universal pensions for New Zealand’s aging population with a fair sharing of

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Aberdeen University Students Association Overturn BDS Policy

The Board of Trustees of Aberdeen University Students Association (AUSA) has overturned a BDS policy passed at a General Meeting of the Association on 5 March 2019 “following legal advice”. AUSA’s President has written to Jewish Society Treasurer, Marc Serpik, confirming that “the policy will not stand as an AUSA

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