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DGP part 3: Kozlovska, Platon and the theft of the century

26 June 2019

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs argues that they were against using the discussion about the Open Dialogue Foundation in Poland to deal with the Moldovan opposition.

DGP part 1: Kozlovska’s case. State trash lab [DGP investigations]

25 June 2019

DGP has a full report from the Moldovan Investigation Committee on the Open Dialogue Foundation. The document indicates that Poland might have cooperated on the ODF case with the special services in that country controlled by the oligarch Vladimir Plahotniuc.

Gazeta Wyborcza: Failure of Polish services. Lyudmyla Kozlovska is free to move around the Schengen area. Apart from Poland

24 June 2019

After nearly a one year of battle, the details of the President of the Open Dialogue Foundation were deleted from the Schengen Information System. Polish authorities were forced to remove Lyudmyla Kozlovska’s record.

DGP: Kozlovska’s name removed from the SIS list. Poland loses to the Open Dialogue Foundation

24 June 2019

Having been granted a long-term resident’s EU card, Lyudmyla Kozlovska, the head of the Open Dialogue Foundation, is no longer included in the Schengen Information System, according to DGP information.

Court finds entry ban on Lyudmyla Kozlovska unjustified

19 June 2019

Last Friday, our Foundation‘s office received information that during a meetingbehind closed doors held on 16 April 2019, the Warsaw Administrative Court overturned the decision of the Office for Foreigners on the inclusion of Lyudmyla Kozlovska, President of the Open Dialogue Foundation, in SIS.

Complaint about Lyudmyla Kozlovska’s data being placed in SIS submitted to Provincial Administrative Court

11 January 2019

The complaint against the decision of the Head of the Office for Foreigners of November 20, 2018, which upheld the previously contested decision regarding the inclusion of L.Kozlovska’s data in the SIS II list of undesirable foreigners, was submitted to the Provincial Administrative Court in Warsaw.

EUobserver: Poland abusing Schengen for political reasons

10 October 2018

The case of activist Lyudymyla Kozlovska, president of the Polish-based human rights NGO Open Dialogue Foundation (ODF), who was expelled from the EU by the Polish government, is becoming increasingly curious.

PACE side event: Shrinking space for civil society and persecution of human rights activists

8 October 2018

Populists and nationalism are on the rise in many European countries. Sadly, my second homeland, Poland is not an exception but a growing concern for its citizens, residents and the international community.

EUobserver: Poland accused of violating EU visa systems

27 September 2018

Poland is abusing EU visa systems to punish government critics, an activist has said, in a case which highlights Europe’s loss of trust in Warsaw.

“The populist path towards authoritarianism must be stopped”. Lyudmyla Kozlovska’s speech at the Bundestag

14 September 2018

I am here thanks to the uncompromising Members of the German Bundestag and delegates to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, our hosts who truly care about the state of the rule of law, civil liberties and human dignity in Europe. ‘How eastern regimes used the Polish pro-government media after the deportation of Kozlovska’

10 September 2018

Following the expulsion of Lyudmyla Kozlovska, the President of the Open Dialogue Foundation (ODF), from Poland, large pro-government media, from the Polish Radio to ‘Gazeta Polska’, were quoting Kazakhstani, Moldovan and Ukrainian media in their coverages.

Freedom Square: The case of Lyudmyla Kozlovska is a test of our solidarity

4 September 2018

“Many people and organisations from the ‘pro-democratic side of the barricade’ have had dilemmas, or have openly opposed Lyudmyla’s support (…). But it is these very ‘controversies’ around Lyudmyla Kozlovska herself and the ODF that give us a better chance for our test. The solidarity test”.

Opposition being drawn out on «Open Dialogue». Democrats want inquest in parliament into connection between Kozlovska’s foundation and Moldovan parties

4 September 2018

A group of Demparty deputies has proposed creating a parliamentary commission that is supposed to conduct an inquest into the circumstances of supposedly illegal interference in the internal affairs of Moldova by the Open Dialogue Foundation and its head Lyudmyla Kozlovska.

Wielowieyski and Święcicki defend the Open Dialog Foundation. Polemic with Pełczyńska-Nałęcz

30 August 2018

Is the expulsion of the head of the Open Dialog Foundation from the EU at the request of Poland a victory for the Russian services, for the ODF having gotten under their skin? That’s what Andrzej Wielowieyski and Marcin Święcicki think.

Dr. Evelien Brouwer: Schengen Entry Bans for Political Reasons? The Case of Lyudmyla Kozlovska

30 August 2018

Before expelling Mrs Kozlovska to Kyiv, the Belgian authorities should have checked first whether this expulsion would not violate her rights to freedom of expression, family life, or effective judicial protection, but certainly her right to residence as a family member of a EU citizen.