JUSTICE: The Jerusalem District Court issued a temporary confiscation order allowing Israel to impound 2 Norwegian ships planning to sail to Gaza, “for assisting a terror organization and for systematic violations of international law” and their proceeds will be paid as compensation to families that fell victim to Palestinian terror.
By Yael Friedson
The Jerusalem District Court issued a temporary confiscation order Wednesday for two Norwegian ships set to partake in a solidarity flotilla to Gaza in the coming weeks.
The Kårstein (top) and the Hurriyah (Freedom), will try to reach Gaza. – Facebook
The court order allows for the Karstein and Freedom, worth approximately 75,000 euros, to be used for monetary compensation for victims of Hamas terrorism the moment they enter Israeli waters. Continue Reading »
Shurat HaDin, the Israel Law Center NGO, has asked Israeli farmers on the Gaza border to strengthen their pending petition to the Israeli courts by joining their legal petition to the International Criminal Court over Hamas’ flaming terror-kites.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
An Israeli NGO is building a case against Hamas to submit to the International Criminal Court over the flaming kites the terror group has launched against Israeli border farmers in the last month.
According to Israeli media, the kites are responsible for some 260 fires in Israel’s fields in the past month, destroying thousands of acres of crops and causing millions of dollars in damage. Continue Reading »
Israel’s Mossad and an Israeli law NGO were going after Hezbollah’s finances before the US’s Operation Cassandra, but when Obama slowed the investigation down, agents turned to the Israeli NGO to keep the heat on the terrorists.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
Long before the US ramped up the pressure against Hezbollah’s financial network in 2006, and then dialed it down in 2009-2010, the Mossad and an Israeli NGO were going after the terror group’s monetary oxygen.
In fact, even when the US returned to taking a backseat, Shurat Hadin – Israel Law Center – kept going after a major Hezbollah allied Lebanese bank and connected banks, winning a major US court decision in 2012. Continue Reading »
Nitsana Darshan-Leitner, founder of the Tel Aviv-based Israel Law Center, found a ‘back door’ to force Tehran to pay settlement in a past terrorism case, but in the process, may kill Boeing’s multi-billion dollar deal with Iran, and also nullify Iran’s nuclear agreement with the P5+1.
BY YAAKOV KATZ
When the landmark nuclear deal was signed in 2015 between the world superpowers and Iran, one of the big winners was, of course, Tehran. Billions of dollars, frozen throughout years of economic sanctions, were finally released, providing a much-needed boost to Iran’s failing economy.
Another winner was Boeing. In one of the appendices of the deal, aerospace companies, primarily Boeing and Airbus, were given special permission to start doing business with Iran. Continue Reading »
American cybersecurity Cloudflare, which deleted the neo-Nazi website Daily Stormer off its servers, is in no rush to block inciting websites linked to the Palestinian terrorist group, Hamas.
• Advocacy charwoman warns: “This is not a matter of free speech. We are urging the company to comply with U.S. law.”
By Erez Linn and Israel Hayom Staff
Cloudflare, an American cybersecurity company that has blocked the neo-Nazi website Daily Stormer following the July 12 Charlottesville riot, refuses to block websites affiliated with Hamas, an Israeli advocacy group said Thursday.
Speaking with The Washington Times, Shurat Hadin Israeli Law Center Chairwoman Nitsana Darshan-Leitner questioned why the cybersecurity company was quick to oust a white supremacist website but still hosts accounts linked to the Gaza Strip-based terrorist group. Continue Reading »
After a New York court dismissed case over Facebook’s inaction against Palestinian incitement to violence and murder, Israeli rights center Shurat Hadin, laments ‘fatal mistake,’ accusing decision for ignoring ‘blood being spilled in the streets of Tel Aviv and Jerusalem.’
By The Associated Press
An Israeli rights group suing Facebook on behalf of families of victims killed by Palestinian attackers said on Thursday that it will appeal after the case was dismissed by a New York court.
Protesting Anti-Semitism and Incitement to violence, that flourishes on Facebook in Palo Alto. – Photo: IsraelandStuff/PP
Nitsana Darshan-Leitner said the court dismissed the lawsuit on grounds of immunity, according to the communications decency act. Continue Reading »
At a class action hearing in New York against Facebook for incitement by Israeli victims of terrorism, Federal Judge Garaufis censured Facebook management of not taking adequate steps to stem the incitement, and for not taking global terrorism seriously enough.
By Itamar Eichner
A federal judge in New York scolded Facebook Thursday night and said the social media giant has not done enough to discourage terrorists from using its platform.
Incitement to kill Jews on Facebook
The comments were made in the New York District Court during a hearing on a class-action lawsuit filed against Facebook on behalf of 20,000 Israelis for incitement and encouraging violence. Continue Reading »
Israeli legal NGO Shurat HaDin says it exposed World Vision years ago – but no one was listening: “Foreign aid organizations are directly responsible for the murder of scores of Jews in Israel.”
By Rachel Kaplan
Australia has suspended funding to humanitarian NGO World Vision, pending investigations into the nature of its funding to the Hamas terror organization in Gaza.
Australian flag – Photo: Thinkstock
Israel exposed World Vision’s Gaza branch leader Muhammed al-Halabi for funneling 60 percent of his annual humanitarian aid budget into Hamas’ military wing. Although al-Halabi has already been arrested, the extent of the damage, both to security and to humanitarian causes, has yet to be assessed. Continue Reading »
In the last two years Shurat Hadin – the Israel Law Center, has won blockbuster judgments against the Palestinian Authority & Iran, and now says Iran needs to pay lost court debts before it can purchase the planes.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
Shurat Hadin – Israel Law Center on Thursday told US aerospace giant Boeing that it will place liens on any of its airplanes slated for Iran if it goes through with an announced sale.
Boeing company as seen in Los Angeles, California, US. – Photo: REUTERS
The NGO represents hundreds of families of victims of Iranian-sponsored terrorism who hold billions of dollars in unsatisfied US court judgments, and it says Iran needs to pay the debts before it can purchase the planes. Continue Reading »
Shurat Hadin has accused Netanyahu, as PM & acting communications minister, of facilitating PA incitement to lethally attack Israeli citizens by inaction and dereliction of duty, in allowing Palestinian airwaves open to maintain it’s regular incitement.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
Shurat Hadin – Israel Law Center on Sunday threatened to sue Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and the government if he does not shut down incitement by the Palestinian Authority that it complains is being broadcast via Israeli airwaves.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (C) attends a meeting of the Likud party in the Israeli parliament in Jerusalem. – Photo: REUTERS
Under the 1990s Oslo Accords, the government allocated broadcast frequencies to the PA for radio and television network broadcasts. Continue Reading »
Legal rights NGO sends strongly worded letter to Rockefeller Brothers Fund warning its support of groups that advocate boycotting Israel could cause the fund to be “considered complicit and as a participant in these groups’ illegal activities.”
By Yair Altman and Israel Hayom Staff
The Rockefeller Brothers Fund has given anti-Israel BDS organizations hundreds of thousands of dollars, according to the Shurat Hadin Israel Law Center.
Attorney and Shurat Hadin Director Nissan Darshan-Leitner – Photo: Yossi Veliger
In a scathing letter to the RBF earlier this month, the Israeli legal watchdog group warned the RBF that its support of groups that advocate boycotting Israel could cause the fund to be “considered complicit and as a participant in these groups’ illegal activities.”
The fund, which belongs to the Rockefeller family, donates especially large sums of money to various institutions in Israel and abroad, which according to the allegations include Israeli and Palestinian human rights groups that publicly support the BDS movement. Continue Reading »
US federal appeals court to look into Palestinian Authority appeal against last year’s ruling that ‘it funded, supported, planned and carried out’ multiple terrorist attacks in Israel during 2nd Intifada.
By Arutz Sheva Staff
A federal appeals court in New York will look into the Palestinian Authority’s (PA) appeal against last year’s ruling that it must pay compensation to 10 families of terror victims with US citizenship.
Judge’s Gavel – iStock
The earlier ruling, which took 11 years to achieve, ordered the PA to pay $665 million to the victims of terror attacks during the Second Intifada. This was the first time that a jury ruled in favor of terror victims. Continue Reading »