THE LEGAL ARM FOR THE JEWISH PEOPLE
FOR MORE THAN 50 YEARS, JEWISH LAWYERS AND JURISTS FROM ALL OVER THE WORLD HAVE BEEN WORKING TOGETHER TO ADVANCE HUMAN RIGHTS EVERYWHERE. WE ARE COMMITTED TO COMBATING ANTISEMITISM, RACISM, XENOPHOBIA, HOLOCAUST DENIAL AND THE DELEGITIMIZATION OF THE STATE OF ISRAEL.
Judge gives Brazilian pastor who called for a second Holocaust historic 18-year prison sentence
“A historic sentence in the fight against antisemitism. It is the largest penalty applied in Brazil for this type of crime, which will help to inhibit this odious practice,” said Ricardo Sidi, legal director at the Brazilian Israelite Confederation, the country’s umbrella Jewish organization, who acted as assistant to the prosecution.read the full article (The Jerusalem Post) the full verdict (portuguese)
Memorial trees at Buchenwald concentration camp vandalized twice in a week
“The only thing that will help is a decisive response. Two new trees for every destroyed one.”
The camp memorial is located in the German state of Thuringia. The state premier Bobo Ramelow interrupted his summer holiday in response to the incidents and told local media that he would attend a memorial march for reported Jewish youth in the city of Weimar on Sunday.read more