The Open Dialogue Foundation Wins Against the Polish Public TV (TVP): Apologies and PLN 200 000 of Compensatory Damages

The Open Dialogue Foundation Wins Against the Polish Public TV (TVP): Apologies and PLN 200 000 of Compensatory Damages

29.06.2023

After nearly four years, the Open Dialogue Foundation won a lawsuit against the Polish Public TV (TVP), which it had sued for violating the personal rights of the Foundation, Lyudmyla Kozlovska and Bartosz Kramek. The public boradcaster is to pay PLN 200 000 in compensatory damages and to publish an apology on its website and […]

Statutory Lawlessness and Civil Disobedience: Let’s Stop Playing in PiS’ Shadow Theatre!

Statutory Lawlessness and Civil Disobedience: Let’s Stop Playing in PiS’ Shadow Theatre!

06.06.2023

The bandit rule of the Law and Justice Party (PiS) must be firmly disobeyed. We must face them head-on and be ready for the consequences, whatever they may be. Bartosz Kramek is the Chairman of the Board of the Open Dialogue Foundation. The law on the commission to investigate Russian influences, known as ‘lex Tusk’, […]

The Hotel scandal. Why did the deputy Minister of the Interior and Administration order a search of Bartosz Kramek’s room? “He brazenly used the services”

The Hotel scandal. Why did the deputy Minister of the Interior and Administration order a search of Bartosz Kramek’s room? “He brazenly used the services”

26.05.2023

According to Robert Ziółkowski, former Security Manager and former PiS activist, Deputy Minister of the Interior and Administration Maciej Wąsik allegedly ordered the Internal Security Agency (ISA) to conduct surveillance on the President of the Open Dialogue Foundation Bartosz Kramek in order to gain an advantage in a civil case pending between them. “When the […]

Bartosz Kramek is seeking an apology and a compensation of PLN 1 million for being invigilated at hotels

Bartosz Kramek is seeking an apology and a compensation of PLN 1 million for being invigilated at hotels

23.05.2023

“You will be contacted by someone from the Internal Security Agency. I would like to make a huge request of you. Do what I ask of you.” – according to the Polish Hotel Holding’s former Security Manager, these were the words used by the Deputy Minister for Interior, Maciej Wąsik, to encourage him to move […]

Bugged hotels of the Polish Hotel Holding:  Request for a Council of Europe investigation

Bugged hotels of the Polish Hotel Holding: Request for a Council of Europe investigation

01.05.2023

After the ‘Wyborcza’ daily revealed the controversial practices of the Polish Hotel Holding (PHH), 25 MPs submitted a request to the Council of Europe’s Legal Affairs and Human Rights Committee to investigate the information about the potential surveillance of the opposition in hotels managed by the said company. If the request is accepted, a rapporteur […]

Yet another bugging scandal? ‘Surveillance in hotels, searching for condoms’

Yet another bugging scandal? ‘Surveillance in hotels, searching for condoms’

28.04.2023

Bartosz Kramek from the Open Dialogue Foundation asserts that in 2019 he was subject to surveillance by special services in a hotel belonging to the state-owned Polish Hotel Holding (PHH). He also claims that he has already been contacted by other witnesses. ‘The informant was asked to look for syringes, used condoms, leftover packaging of […]

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

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

25.04.2023

Read: https://wyborcza.pl/7,173236,29698392,polish-government-colluded-with-state-owned-hotel-chain-to-spy.html?disableRedirects=true#S.from_poland-K.P-B.1-L.1.zwfoto

The Hotel Scandal. The Marriott Headquarters: “We are taking all efforts to ensure a warm welcome for everyone”.

The Hotel Scandal. The Marriott Headquarters: “We are taking all efforts to ensure a warm welcome for everyone”.

24.04.2023

Marriott HQ refers to reports of surveillance of Marriott guests in Poland as “unfounded”. “Our franchisee has assured us that these allegations are unfounded. As a corporation, we take the privacy of our guests and business customers very seriously and make every effort to ensure that everyone receives a warm welcome” – Liza Ravenscroft, Marriott […]

The hotel scandal. Threats against the whistleblower

The hotel scandal. Threats against the whistleblower

22.04.2023

A whistleblower who reported illegal activities against the opposition in hotels received a series of dead calls during the night. He also received text messages suggesting that he should hang himself. Calls from restricted numbers were made on Friday night from 1 a.m. to 5 a.m. There were about 20 calls and there were also […]

Bugged hotels discussed in the Sejm. The whistleblower met with opposition MPs

Bugged hotels discussed in the Sejm. The whistleblower met with opposition MPs

21.04.2023

‘To me, he seems to be a Law and Justice (PiS) supporter who could no longer stand what was going on’ – Joanna Kluzik-Rostkowska, Head of the Civil Platform’s (PO) Investigation Team on Threats to State Security, tells ‘Wyborcza’. On Friday, Robert Z., the former Security Manager of the Polish Hotel Holding (Polski Holding Hotelowy) […]

The room service

The room service

20.04.2023

The long May weekend is coming soon. However, before you head off on your happy holiday and book a hotel room, just keep your eyes and ears wide open. Condom wrappers, drug packs, bottles of alcohol and other compromising items. These were the items that Mr Robert K., Security Manager at the Polish Hotel Holding […]

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

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

19.04.2023

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 hotel scandal. After the article published by ‘Wyborcza’, Kramek wants Wąsik and Brudziński prosecuted

The hotel scandal. After the article published by ‘Wyborcza’, Kramek wants Wąsik and Brudziński prosecuted

18.04.2023

Bartosz Kramek of the Open Dialogue Foundation has requested that an investigation be launched against Maciej Wąsik, the Deputy Head of the Ministry of the Interior, and Joachim Brudziński, Law and Justice MEP. The reason for the investigations is the suspected surveillance planted in hotels owned by a state-owned hotel holding company. Bartosz Kramek is […]

Bugged Hotels of the Polish Hotel Holding Group

Bugged Hotels of the Polish Hotel Holding Group

17.04.2023

Gazeta Wyborcza Daily discovered that “secret services conduct informal intelligence on visitors” also including opposition activists, at hotels belonging to the Polish Hotel Holding Group managed by Gheorghe Marian Cristescu. Gazeta Wyborcza revealed disturbing hotel correspondence, which proves that the Polish Hotel Holding (PHH) has the general hospitality industry standards, and its workers potentially collaborate […]

Bugged hotels. This is how special services reportedly spied on the opposition

Bugged hotels. This is how special services reportedly spied on the opposition

17.04.2023

According to Gazeta Wyborcza’s sources, special services are carrying out informal surveillance of guests at hotels managed by the Polish Hotel Holding. However, the Polish Hotel Holding claims that the rumours presented by Gazeta Wyborcza’s are false. Gazeta Wyborcza revealed some extracts from disturbing hotel correspondence which demonstrate, among others, that the PHH has violated […]

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