Tag Archive for Shurat HaDin

Facebook sued by relatives of Palestinian attack victims for $1 billion in US court


Having already proven how the social media giant discriminates against Jews & Israelis, the NGO legal group seeks punitive action over what is seen as Facebook’s reluctance to help track potential Islamic militants & curb Palestinian incitement to violence.



A group of Israelis and Americans bereaved in Palestinian attacks said on Monday they would seek $1 billion in damages from Facebook Inc. for alleged complicity, as part of a suit filed in the United States against the social media giant.

Phillip Pasmanick demonstrates against Facebook's disregard to incitement - Photo: IsraelandStuff:PP

Protesting against Facebook’s reluctance to stop Palestinian incitement to violence against Jews, outside its main offices. – Photo: IsraelandStuff/PP

The plaintiffs, relatives of four Israeli-US dual nationals and one visiting US citizen who died in attacks in Tel Aviv, Jerusalem or the West Bank between 2014 and 2016, accused Facebook of helping Hamas terrorists operate. Continue Reading »

Israeli NGO threatens Boeing with lawsuit over deal with Iran


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.



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 »

Law Center NGO threatens legal action against Netanyahu for inaction over PA incitement


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.



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 »

NGO Warns Rockefeller Brothers Fund Over Funding BDS


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.” Continue Reading »

Palestinian Authority appeals against U.S. court ruling to pay terror victims


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 »

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 »

Under public scrutiny Facebook backsteps on Anti-Israel Hate Pages


Only after being exposed by Shurat HaDin, a pro-Israel NGO law center, Facebook admits “mistake” and finally removes one anti-Israel hate-page after having previously removed equally inciting anti-Palestinian page.

By Paul Miller


In an email sent Wednesday afternoon to the Haym Salomon Center, Facebook rescinded its initial decision that a page that incited hatred and violence against Israelis met “community standards.”

Facebook founder and remarkably also Jewish, Mark Zuckerberg. – Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

“As you may have noticed, we have now taken down both those pages as we made a mistake earlier,” a Facebook spokesperson explained in the email. Continue Reading »

Pro-Israel NGO seeks class-action against Facebook to stop incitement


With Facebook turning into an anti-Semitic hotbed for murder, legal advocacy group turns to the public to aid with material in an injunction forcing the social media platform to close all pages inciting for violence against Israelis. 

By Adva Cohen


A pro-Israel legal advocacy center is leading a class action against Facebook, accusing the social media giant of incitement and encouraging violence against Israelis in the midst of the current wave of terrorism.

A Facebook page encouraging to ‘stab Israelis’

This unprecedented legal move by the Shurat Hadin NGO seeks an injunction against Facebook to close all pages inciting for violence against Israelis, as well as injunction to monitor and block incitement on the social media website.  Continue Reading »

New Israeli App to Tell Your Senator You Oppose Funding Iranian Terror




Want to tell your senator to oppose unfreezing $100 billion to Iran? There’s an app for that.

NGO Shurat Hadin has developed an application that allows users to turn to their government representatives directly through Whatspp, Twitter and Facebook. Traditionally, requests to congressman and senators have been made through letters, a slow and unwieldy process.

Shurat Hadin app to Stop billions to Iran’s terror app‏. Photo: Courtesy

Now, in an effort to lobby the US Congress against releasing money to Iran as part of the nuclear deal with the Islamic Republic, Shurat Hadin has developed the new application. Continue Reading »

Israeli Legal Aid Threatened GE with Lawsuit Over Union’s Supporting BDS


The Israeli NGO Shurat Hadin sent General Electric explicit warning of legal action for its blatant and open violations of numerous U.S. “state and federal statutes” if it doesn’t void union support of anti-Semitic boycott and their accusations of Israeli ‘ethnic cleansing’.

By Arutz Sheva Staff


Tel-Aviv based legal rights organization Shurat HaDin-Israel Law Center has taken on General Electric Co. on Thursday, urging the company to void GE’s labor accords with the United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America (UE) in light of the union’s endorsement of the anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement.

The letter, signed by Shurat HaDin president Nitsana Darshan-Leitner of Tel-Aviv and U.S. Continue Reading »

Obama’s Intervention Saves Convicted Terrorists Millions in Federal Case


Following White House intervention, a US District Judge orders PA/PLO to post a mere $10 million bond in terror case pending appeal for $655 million compensation to 10 American families.

By Ben Ariel


A judge in New York on Monday ordered the Palestinian Authority (PA) and the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) to post $10 million in cash or bond while they appeal a jury’s finding that they supported terrorist attacks in Israel, Reuters reported.

At a court hearing in Manhattan, U.S. District Judge George Daniels said the defendants must also deposit $1 million each month pending the appeal of a February jury verdict worth $655 million in favor of 10 American families. Continue Reading »

Israeli Lawfare Group Threatens Coca-Cola Over BDS Threats

Legal rights group sends strongly worded letter to The Coca-Cola Company after Palestinian franchise head’s public calls promoting a boycott of Israel.

By Tova Dvorin


Israeli legal rights group Shurat HaDin-Israel Law Center has threatened to sue Coca-Cola on Monday, after Palestinian Arab franchise leader Zahi Khouri openly called for a boycott against Israel.

Arabic Coca-Cola - Photo: IsraelandStuff/PP

Arabic Coca-Cola – Photo: IsraelandStuff/PP

Attorneys Nitsana Darshan-Leitner and Robert Tolchin sent a strongly worded warning letter to Muhtar Kent, CEO of Coca-Cola, over Khouri’s actions.

“This letter is a warning to the Coca-Cola Company that it should rescind its franchise agreement with the Palestinian National Beverage Company, headed by Zahi Khouri, who openly advocates for BDS against Israel,” the letter warns. 

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NY Co-Op Receives Written Warning Against Israeli Boycott Being Orchestrated By BDS

Shurat HaDin (Israel Law Center) sends urgent letter to American food co-op company after violent clash between pro-Israeli & pro-Palestinian factions at meeting over BDS resolution.

By Arutz Sheva Staff


Israeli legal rights Shurat HaDin-Israel Law Center sent a letter this morning to the Park Slope Food Co-op (PSFC) President William Penner and General Manager Joseph Holtz warning them not to implement a boycott of Israeli manufacturers, products or services.

Nitsana Darshan-Leitner – Shurat HaDin


The PSFC, located in Brooklyn recently debated a resolution to discontinue the sale of Israeli products including those manufactured by the SodaStream Company.

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ICC Mum On Amnesty’s Report Supporting Lawsuit Against Hamas Chief Khaled Mashaal

Despite Amnesty International’s corroborating war crime report charging Hamas, the ICC seems to be ‘Stonewalling’ lawsuit already brought by NGO Shurat HaDin (Israel Law Center).

By Ari Yashar


Amnesty International made waves last Tuesday with its report detailing how Hamas executed citizens in Gaza last summer in war crimes at the close of Operation Protective Edge, but just what impact will the development have on the legal struggle to bring the terrorist organization to justice?

Hamas terrorist leads ‘collaborator’ to execution – Reuters

To find out Arutz Sheva spoke with attorney Nitsana Darshan-Leitner, Director of the legal NGO Shurat HaDin (Israel Law Center) which is currently in the midst of a lawsuit against Hamas politburo chief Khaled Mashaal and other terrorist leaders at the International Criminal Court (ICC).

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Israel NGO Charges Hamas With War Crimes in US Federal Court

Shurat HaDin files formal complaint to US Justice Department targeting both Hamas leaders and the heads of launching cells that fired missiles at Israels Ben Gurion Int’l Airport during ‘Operation Protective Edge’.

By Itamar Eichner


Hamas could face war crimes charges in the United States, as 26 US citizens plan to file a complaint with the US Department of Justice on Tuesday for the Palestinian Islamist group’s actions during the Gaza conflict last summer.

A sign pointing the way to bomb shelters at Ben Gurion Airport during Operation Protective Edge – Photo: AFP

The complaint focuses on Palestinian missile attacks that targeted Ben-Gurion International Airport. Continue Reading »