*R (on the application of Jewish Rights Watch Ltd (trading as Jewish Human Rights Watch)) v Leicester City Council

Local authority – Statutory duty. The defendant local authority had complied with the public sector equality duty in s 149 of the Equality Act 2010, by having due regard to the need to eliminate discrimination, harassment and victimisation, and to the need to foster good relations between the Jewish community and others. Accordingly, the Court of Appeal, Civil Division, dismissed the claimant's appeal against the decision upholding the authority's resolution to boycott any produce originating from illegal Israeli settlements in the West Bank until such time as it complied with international law and withdrew from Palestinian occupied territories.

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