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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.
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Submission to the ICJ on the requested advisory opinion on issues pertaining the Israeli-Palestinian conflict

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combating antisemitism

AGEN AMI
PROTECTED COMMUNITIES PROJECT
A LEGAL PROJECT TO SUPPORT AND PROTECT JEWISH COMMUNITIES AGAINST ANTISEMITIC OFFENSES
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IJL at the human rights Council

Addressing Anti Semitism on Campuses: A Call for Responsibility and Action at the UN HRC 56th session

Updates from IJL member organizations around the globe

UKAJLJ (UK Association of Jewish Lawyers and Jurists): Israel’s right to defend itself under international law following the attack by Hamas on October 7 is beyond question.In its military operations, Israel is of course obliged to act in compliance with the international law of armed conflict, which includes the principle of proportionality, but many take a mistaken view of the limits placed on Israel’s military action against Hamas by that principle.

Proportionality in this context does not mean, as many suppose, that defensive military action must be limited so as to cause no more than proportionate harm to the enemy. Thus, the number of casualties or the damage caused to civilians and non-military targets is not in itself an indication of disproportionality

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AAJRA (Association of Jewish Lawyers of the Argentina Republic), with a coalition of over 170 organizations in Argentina, called on Friday, 17/11/2023, for the immediate release of the hostages – children, babies, older persons, people with disabilities, women, and men – kidnapped to Gaza in the horrendous Hamas led terrorist attack on October 7.

In Memoriam

 Adv. Alex Hertman
IJL’s Former President (2004-2011)

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