Kuwait Airways Corporation (KAC) unlawfully discriminates against Israeli nationals by refusing to recognize their passports or fly them on any of their flights on routes around the world.
After alerting the U.S. Department of Transportation of KAC’s discriminatory behavior in 2017, The Lawfare Project took steps to force the airline to choose between complying with federal and international law or facing the termination of its lease at JFK International Airport. KAC canceled their JFK-London route resulting in millions of dollars of pecuniary loss.
Numerous city councils throughout Spain have adopted discriminatory resolutions and other official policies of refusing to enter into any agreements or contracts (political, commercial, cultural, etc.) with Israeli entities and non-Israeli entities that cooperate or do business with Israeli companies.
The European Union announced that it would impose discriminatory and illegal labeling requirements on goods imported from “disputed territories” in Israel, and that all its member states would be expected to comply.
The National Lawyers Guild (NLG), a public interest association of legal professionals, refused to sell advertisement space in its annual gala journal to an Israeli company. According to an email sent by the NLG National Office, the Guild’s refusal was based on an official “resolution barring [NLG] from accepting funds from Israeli organizations.”
Senior administrators at CUNY Kingsborough have actively attempted to limit the hiring and obstruct the promotion of Jewish faculty, and created a hostile and intimidating workplace. Along with co-counsel Corey Stark, The Lawfare Project is representing CUNY professor and department chair Jeffrey Lax in an employment discrimination lawsuit against the University.
Canadian counter-terrorism expert Tom Quiggin was targeted with a predatory defamation suit for his investigative reporting on the connections between Canadian radicals and terrorist groups, including the Muslim Brotherhood.
David Harris, a Canadian counter-terrorism expert who was formerly with the Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS), was sued by a professor—the former president of the Islamic Society of North America and a vocal proponent of extremist positions and entities—after Harris referred to the professor as a "radical" during a radio interview.
For years, the educational programs of the UN agency UNRWA, which supports Palestinian refugees, have been used to incite terrorism and violence, ubiquitous anti-Semitism, and Islamist extremism among the population they serve. UNRWA schools have also been used by Hamas to store and launch rockets.
The Palestinian Football Association (PFA) and its president, Jibril Rajoub, have repeatedly promoted racist propaganda, incited hatred and violence, and encouraged kidnap and murder. The Lawfare Project partnered with dozens of attorneys from top law firms around the globe to deliver a letter to Tokyo Sexwale, the Chairman of FIFA’s Monitoring Committee for Israel and Palestine, informing him of the PFA’s violations.
The Lawfare Project funded a legal action against an Italian fundraising front for the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP), a designated terrorist group in the United States, Canada, and throughout Europe.
Leila Khaled—a notorious plane hijacker and member of designated terrorist group the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP—has been traveling throughout Europe with impunity and giving speeches glorifying terrorism, including before the European Parliament.
TV channels run by terrorist groups such as Al-Aqsa TV (Hamas) and Al-Manar network (Hezbollah) regularly air programming—targeting children—that incites violence against Jews and promotes acts of terrorism.
After learning that a Hamas event was scheduled to be held at an InterContinental Hotel Group (IHG) hotel in Doha, Qatar, The Lawfare Project sent a cautionary letter to IHG advising that the company would risk criminal and civil liability under U.S. federal law if it proceeded in hosting the designated terrorist organization. IHG immediately cancelled the event.
San Francisco State University (SFSU) has earned a reputation as the most anti-Semitic college campus in the country after more than three decades of discrimination and abuse of Jewish students by their peers, their professors, and their administrators alike.
A pro-Israel Jewish student at Boston University, Raphael Fils, was targeted by a professor for his outspoken pro-Israel views. The professor harassed Fils in class and denied him pre-approved testing accommodations on the day of the final exam, resulting in a lower grade.
Daniel Vessal, a pro-Israel Jewish student at Temple University, was physically assaulted by a supporter of the Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) when Vessal approached SJP’s table at a campus club fair and inquired about some of its positions. The Lawfare Project secured a team of three attorneys to provide pro bono assistance to Vessal in filing criminal charges.
The Columbia University chapter of Students Supporting Israel (SSI) became aware that anti-Israel students and student groups intended to attend and disrupt an event. The Lawfare Project advised SSI and assisted in drafting a contract, to be signed by all event attendees, by which attendees would commit to peaceful and respectful behavior during the event and acknowledge that disruptive behavior would be met with disciplinary actions. The event proceeded without disruption.
An extremist student group at Rutgers University hosted a fundraising event for the flotilla movement in Turkey, the goal of which is to break the Israeli naval blockade of Gaza and provide support to the designated foreign terrorist organization Hamas. Several thousand dollars were raised and held in a school account prior to their intended release to flotilla participants.
With support from The Lawfare Project, two Israeli nationals have requested that the international chess governing body—the Fédération lnternationale des Échecs (FIDE)—guarantee non-discrimination after they were prevented from taking part in a chess tournament in Saudi Arabia in 2017 because of their nationality.
Several Belgian regions have adopted legislation that would make shehita (kosher slaughter) illegal in Belgium. Such a ban would prevent minority faith communities in the country from practicing a central tenet of their religions; create insecurity around the protections afforded to male circumcision practices; and violate the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union, the European Convention on Human Rights, and the Belgian Constitution itself, all of which guarantee freedom of religion.
Publications containing anti-Semitic content and pro-Nazi propaganda are being disseminated throughout Poland, including being sold in more than 30 different online bookstores, in violation of Polish law.
Various events advocating for commercial discrimination against Israelis have taken place in Italy. The Lawfare Project has worked to shut down a number of anti-Israel and pro-BDS events around the country, including an event at an Italian university that had agreed to host a screening of the propaganda film, Israel: The Cancer.
Major internet content providers in Spain—including Google, YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter—have permitted unlawful expressions of anti-Semitism and Holocaust denial to proliferate across their platforms.