Tag Archive for lawsuit

U.S. Court of Appeals revives Palestinians’ $1 billion genocide lawsuit

The more than 30 pro-Israel defendants liable for alleged war crimes, conspiracy to expel non-Jews from the disputed territories and genocide include the billionaires Sheldon Adelson & Larry Ellison, Bank Leumi BM & Bank Hapoalim BM, construction & support companies such as Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co & Volvo AB, 13 nonprofits, and the United States government.

By Reuters

 

A US appeals court has revived a $1 billion lawsuit by Palestinians seeking to hold billionaire Sheldon Adelson and more than 30 other pro-Israel defendants liable for alleged war crimes and support of Israeli settlements in the West Bank, East Jerusalem and the Gaza Strip. Continue Reading »

Airbnb charged in Civil Rights suit over anti-Semitic boycott in West Bank

Five US citizens charge Airbnb with violations of the US Civil Rights Act, the Fair Housing Act and the California Unfair Competition Law, by limiting boycott to only Jewish properties in the West Bank.
–  Plaintiffs blamed the BDS Movement as well as the biased NGO, Human Rights Watch for intimidating Airbnb.

By TOVAH LAZAROFF

 

Five US citizens filed a civil rights lawsuit in California this week against Airbnb, claiming its decision to delist rental properties in West Bank settlements was discriminatory to Jews and akin to Nazi boycotts.

Two of the plaintiffs also hold Israeli citizenship and live in the Efrat settlement in West Bank , the other three live in the US. Continue Reading »

Not Neutral Switzerland Considers War Crimes Charges Against Former Israeli Minister

 

The Swiss Attorney General has confirmed his office is considering ‘war crimes’ charges against Israel’s former Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni, after receiving complaint submitted by pro-Palestinian group for her role in Israel’s ‘Operation Cast Lead’ against Hamas in 2008.

By Arutz Sheva Staff

 

The Office of the Attorney General of Switzerland has confirmed that it is considering a request by a pro-Palestinian group to have former Israeli Foreign Minister and Zionist Union MK tried for alleged war crimes for her role in Israel’s counter-terrorism “Operation Cast Lead.”

Arabs in Uproar After Saudi Prince Turki al-Faisal Poses With Israel’s Tzipi Livni – Twitter

According to Le Temps newspaper, Livni was named in a suit filed by the Geneva-based “Urgence Palestine” activist group. Continue Reading »

WATCH VIDEO: Israeli NGO opens war crimes case against Palestinian Authority TV at ICC

 

view videoThe Israeli NGO Shurat Hadin Israel Law Center charged in its statement, “Many of the terrorists launched their attacks after they watched programming which called very clearly for the killing of Jews.”

 

Oprah Winfrey isn’t giving a car to her studio audience in the video; rather, she’s making a bold, bizarre call for violence that isn’t suitable for daytime TV, or any TV for that matter.

“America, kill Muslims”, Winfrey says, before she’s replaced by Kevin Spacey’s Congressman Francis Underwood from “House of Cards”, who leans into the camera and says “as soon as I get to the presidency I will kill Muslims and nobody can stop me”. Continue Reading »

NYT Reports Religious Jewish Woman Sues El AL Over Gender Discrimination

 

81yr-old Jerusalemite, Renee Rabinowitz sues El Al after airline changed her seating, claiming an ultra-Orthodox man refused to ‘sit next to a woman’, behavior that ‘systematically harms a woman’s dignity.’

By Itay Blumenthal

 

An 81-year-old woman from Jerusalem may set a legal precedent regarding religiously-motivated gender segregation in Israel’s public spaces. A lawsuit filed by Renee Rabinowitz against national airline El Al, first reported in the New York Times on Friday, centers on the airline’s decision to ask her to move seats because an ultra-Orthodox man refused to sit next to a woman.

“This issue is very important to me, and that’s why it was important for what happened to me to be published,” Rabinowitz told Ynet. Continue Reading »

Malaysia probed, possibly charged after Israel unable to participate in sailing championships

 

Malaysian hosts told Israel its surfers would not compete under Israel’s state flag, would not be allowed to use any symbol identifiable with Israel on their surfboards or cloths, nor should Israel win a gold medal, its national anthem would not be played.

By ALLON SINAI

 

World Sailing announced on Sunday that it is holding an investigation and seeking clarification from the Malaysian Organizing Authority of the Youth Sailing World Championships after Israel was unable to send a delegation to the event in Langkawi, Malaysia.

Windsurfer Yoav Omer – Photo: AMIT SHISEL/ISA

Israel’s Yoav Omer and Noy Drihan will not have an opportunity to defend their titles at the championships, which got underway on Sunday, after the Israel Sailing Association (ISA) said last week that it will not be participating in the event due to the demands made by the organizers and the fact the surfers had yet to receive visas. Continue Reading »

Leader of the incitement lawsuit against Facebook succumbs to wounds

 

Richard Lakin, died 2 weeks after being randomly shot and stabbed by a Palestinian terrorist for just ‘looking like a Jew’, lived his life believing in coexistence, and even marched with Martin Luther King.

By Gil Ronen

 

Richard Lakin, 76, who died on Tuesday two weeks after being shot and stabbed in a terror attack at Armon Hanatziv in southern Jerusalem, believed in coexistence and even marched with Dr. Martin Luther King.

Richard Lakin, z”l – Courtesy of the Lakin family

The background photo in Lakin’s Facebook page depicts the word “coexist” in which some of the letters are replaced by a Star of David, a Muslim crescent and a cross.
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‘Mavi Marmara’ group IHH opposes dropping lawsuit against Israelis

Turkish Flotilla organizer IHH is urging Ankara to reject Israel’s condition to drop court cases against IDF commandos in exchange for paid compensation.

By REUTERS
 

 

ISTANBUL – A Turkish relief agency said on Thursday it would oppose what it called an imminent Israeli offer to pay compensation for a deadly commando raid on its Gaza-bound aid flotilla in exchange for dropping lawsuits over the attack.

כרזות באנקרה עם תודה לארדואן ש"ניצח" את ישראל (צילום: EPA)

Ankara poster thanks Erdogan for ‘defeating’ Israel – Photo: EPA

The two nations, erstwhile allies, have been negotiating for months to end a diplomatic crisis over the Israeli commandos’ boarding of the Mavi Marmara, a Turkish ship challenging Israel’s naval blockade of Palestinian-run Gaza Strip in 2010. Continue Reading »

Ex-ICC prosecutor warns Palestinians of ‘boomerang’ if turning to the Hague

 

Former chief prosecutor warns PA that Hamas could face investigation for rocket fire  & suicide bombings against Israeli civilians, should Palestinians accept war crimes court’s jurisdiction.

By AP, The Media Line

 

A former chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court said Wednesday Palestinians should proceed with caution as they consider pursuing war crimes against Israel.

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The Hague, International Criminal Court. – Photo courtesy: Wikimedia Commons

Since winning upgraded status at the United Nations in 2012, the Palestinians have threatened to turn to the ICC to press charges against Israel at the world’s first permanent war crimes court if peace efforts fail. Continue Reading »

Are multiple lawsuits an organized campaign to politically damage the PM?

 

Associates of the Netanyahu family are publicly speaking out against a recent lawsuit against the Prime Minister’s Office, which claimed damages for “harmful” & “abusive” environment at the Prime Minister’s Residence.

By Edna Adato

 

 

Ultra-Orthodox Man Suing Police for Forced Car Ride on Shabbat

The hareidi resident of Petach Tikvah is suing for NIS 2.5 million after being forced to violate the Sabbath by the police, even though he was prepared to cooperate & walk to the Police Station.

By David Lev

 

A hareidi resident of Petach Tikvah is suing police for NIS 2.5 million, after police forced him to ride to a police station on Shabbat. The lawsuit is based on the man’s forced violation of the Sabbath at the hand of police, even though he was prepared to cooperate with police and walk to the station, which was a five minute stroll away, the man’s attorney said. Continue Reading »