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Poland to investigate alleged use of Pegasus spyware by last government

16 February 2024

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The House of Cards Poland: The aftermath of the parliamentary elections on the rule of law

17 January 2024

1. How did the parliamentary elections pan out? Following the parliamentary elections in October 2023, the political situation in Poland has changed substantially. According to the final count by the National Electoral Commission, turnout reached a record-setting 74.4%. In the lower house, the Sejm, the opposition, secured 248 seats, compared to the Law and Justice […]

Court overturns Ukrainian NGO head’s Poland entry ban introduced by former government

5 January 2024

Read the full article: See also: Unprecedented court order to remove Lyudmyla Kozlovska’s Polish entry ban (25.01.2024) In other media: Wprost: Court handed down a judgement in Lyudmyla Kozlovska’s case (January 5, 2024) Gazeta Wyborcza: Lyudmyla Kozlovska regains right to stay in Poland after six years (January 5, 2024) Onet: Lyudmyla Kozlovska has the right to stay […]

Lyudmyla Kozlovska regains right to stay in Poland after six years

5 January 2024

The Provincial Administrative Court in Warsaw has ordered the Office for Foreigners to remove the President of the Open Dialogue Foundation, Lyudmyla Kozlovska, from the register of foreigners whose residence on the territory of Poland is undesirable. “From our point of view, this is a precedent-setting ruling. For the first time, the court has not […]

Lyudmyla Kozlovska has the right to stay in Poland. Landmark judgment of the administrative court

4 January 2024

Last year, on 13 December, the Warsaw Provincial Administrative Court ordered the Office for Foreigners to remove Lyudmyla Kozlovska from the list of undesirable people in Poland. “In 2018, after many years of residency, I was banned from entering Poland upon a  private request of Mariusz Kamiński and Maciej Wąsik who controlled the Polish special […]

Tusk’s difficult in-tray on Poland’s judicial independence

6 December 2023

Source: Read also: Martin Mycielski for EUobserver: Have the Polish people finally had enough? (November 23, 2021) Europa United Eurochat podcast – Polish Presidential election special with Martin Mycielski (June 23, 2020) Could Polish president Duda’s anti-LGBT rhetoric spell trouble for PiS? (June 19, 2020) Poland’s sham presidential election in a pandemic (March 27, […]

Humanitarian aid from Poland to Kherson residents

20 June 2023

Representatives of the Polish international organisation Open Dialogue Foundationarrived in Kherson with a humanitarian convoy from Poland. “Motor pumps, life jackets, power generators, portable batteries, drinking water, waterpurification tablets, medicines, waterproof suits, life rafts and many other items weredelivered to the city”, the Kherson regional military administration reported on social media. Reportedly, the participants of […]

Humanitarian convoy from Poland arrives in Kherson

19 June 2023

Representatives of the Polish international organisation, the Open Dialogue Foundation, have arrived in Kherson with a humanitarian convoy. According to Ukrinform, this was reported by the Kherson Regional State Administration. “Representatives of the Polish international organisation the Open Dialogue Foundation arrived in Kherson with a humanitarian convoy. They delivered motor pumps, life jackets, power generators, […]

Punishing Philanthropy in Poland: Case of Przemysław Krych

9 June 2023

This case study is an extended and updated description of the case of Przemysław Krych, which was originally included in the “Entrepreneurs and Executives” section of the report “Polish Public Prosecutor’s Office: Selected Cases of Malicious Prosecution and Dereliction of Duties since 2015”, published by the Open Dialogue Foundation and the “Themis” Association of Judges in February 2022.

Poland’s Government Colluded with State-Owned Hotel Chain to Spy on Political Opponents

25 April 2023


Agnieszka Kublik: Stay alert while in a hotel bathroom! This is not a hitchcock movie, this is Kaczyński’s Poland

19 April 2023

The first report of the Commission investigating Russian influence is to be presented just before the elections, which for Kaczyński are the battle of his life. The Law and Justice party will watch you in a hotel bathroom, wiretap you using the Pegasus spyware system, at home and on the street, and the McCarthy commission […]

The Supreme Administrative Court: The ban on Lyudmyla Kozlovska’s entry into Poland is unjustified

9 December 2022

On 5 December 2022, the Supreme Administrative Court overruled the last verdict of the neo-judges at the Voivodeship Administrative Court that was unfavourable to Lyudmyla Kozlovska and thus ,the decision of the Mazovian Voivodeship in her case. The Court concluded that the President of the Open Dialogue Foundation poses no threat to national security – […]

Poland’s entry ban on Ukrainian NGO head unjustified, rules top court

6 December 2022

The decision to ban Lyudmyla Kozlovska, the Ukrainian head of an NGO, from entering Poland does not have a justifiable basis, the country’s top administrative court has ruled. Kozlovska has been unable to enter Poland for the last five years on unspecified security grounds. She has always denied that there is any proper basis for […]

The NSA overturned a court decision against Lyudmyla Kozlovska. Her expulsion from Poland was illegal.

5 December 2022

The Supreme Administrative Court (NSA) overturned the verdict of the Provincial Administrative Court (WSA) against Lyudmyla Kozlovska. The NSA found that the material gathered did not lead to the conclusion that Kozlovska posed a threat to state security. This means that the expulsion of the President of the Open Dialogue Foundation from Poland and the […]

Dominika Przychodzeń’s Two Polands. How an Activist Oppressed by the State Ruled by the Law and Justice Helps Refugees

28 November 2022

Have you got any ideas how many offence cases a volunteer helping refugees from Ukraine may have for protesting against the government? Why does Why does the escape route from Ukraine go through Belarus? And why the Ukrainian borscht from Warsaw’s East Station has become famous in Vienna? WE ARE SITTING at one of the […]

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