Online event: “Targeted Sanctions as a Tool to Safeguard Human Rights. The EU Legal Framework and National Initiatives”

Online event: “Targeted Sanctions as a Tool to Safeguard Human Rights. The EU Legal Framework and National Initiatives”

20.07.2021
On 15 April 2021, ODF co-hosted an online conference on the new EU Global Human Rights Sanctions Regime and the effectiveness of personal (targeted) sanctions in safeguarding human rights. The event was co-organised in partnership with the Italian Federation for Human Rights, the Crimean Tatar Resource Center, Freedom Kazakhstan Foundation and the Global Committee for […]
Invitation to an online event: “Targeted sanctions: a tool to safeguard human rights”

Invitation to an online event: “Targeted sanctions: a tool to safeguard human rights”

08.04.2021
The Open Dialogue Foundation, the Italian Federation for Human Rights,  the Crimean Tatar Resource Center, Freedom Kazakhstan Foundation & the Global Committee for the Rule of Law invite you to attend the online event “TARGETED SANCTIONS: A TOOL TO SAFEGUARD HUMAN RIGHTS. THE EU FRAMEWORK AND NATIONAL INITIATIVES IN EUROPE AND OVERSEAS” Thursday, 15 April 2021, 14:00 […]
ODF among signatories of petition to prevent the restoration of Russia’s right to participate in PACE

ODF among signatories of petition to prevent the restoration of Russia’s right to participate in PACE

10.06.2019
We, the Ukrainian human rights and civil society organizations, have been protecting Ukrainian citizens illegally detained in Russia and the occupied Ukrainian territories of Crimea and Donbas for the past six years.
PACE Members: Sanctions must be maintained and “Magnitsky laws” applied in response to human rights violations in Russian-Federation-occupied Crimea

PACE Members: Sanctions must be maintained and “Magnitsky laws” applied in response to human rights violations in Russian-Federation-occupied Crimea

16.04.2019
On the occasion of the PACE, 29 members from different national delegations (e.g. France, Belgium, UK, Poland, Italy etc.) and political groups signed a written declaration “Sanctions must be maintained and “Magnitsky laws” applied in response to human rights violations in the RF occupied Crimea”
Appeal for the urgent release of Crimean Tatar political prisoner Bekir Degermendzhi whose life is at risk

Appeal for the urgent release of Crimean Tatar political prisoner Bekir Degermendzhi whose life is at risk

14.12.2017
We seek your urgent support to save the life of victim of the latest political persecution of Crimean Tatars in occupied Crimea. He is 57-years old Bekir Degermendzhi who was detained on 23 of November this year on a fabricated criminal charge.
The list of Ukrainian citizens who have been subjected to politically motivated criminal prosecution by Russia’s law enforcement bodies in the years 2014-2017

The list of Ukrainian citizens who have been subjected to politically motivated criminal prosecution by Russia’s law enforcement bodies in the years 2014-2017

25.09.2017
Since the beginning of the Russian–Ukrainian conflict, at least 65 Ukrainian citizens have faced politically motivated criminal proceedings in Russia, as well as in the occupied Crimea.
EU personal sanctions for the prosecution of Ukrainian citizens: one step closer

EU personal sanctions for the prosecution of Ukrainian citizens: one step closer

16.03.2017
On 16 March, 2017, the European Parliament adopted a resolution regarding Ukrainian political prisoners in Russia and the situation in occupied Crimea. The resolution calls on the Russian government to immediately and unconditionally release all Ukrainian political prisoners.
Criminal prosecution of Ukrainian citizens for political reasons in Russia and occupied Crimea

Criminal prosecution of Ukrainian citizens for political reasons in Russia and occupied Crimea

28.02.2017
Russian military aggression against Ukraine is accompanied by a large-scale oppression of Ukrainian citizens. More than 60 people have been subjected to criminal prosecution for political reasons. Of these, 45 persons are being held in detention.
About the need for urgent reaction of the European Union to the organised attack against attorneys and people who support political prisoners in occupied Crimea

About the need for urgent reaction of the European Union to the organised attack against attorneys and people who support political prisoners in occupied Crimea

28.02.2017
Searches and arrests, enforced disappearances and beatings, censorship and bans on protests have become an everyday reality in Crimea. Currently, at least 39 people are being held in detention on trumped-up charges.
Tygodnik Powszechny about Artur Deska and his help to refugees from the Crimea

Tygodnik Powszechny about Artur Deska and his help to refugees from the Crimea

24.10.2016
On the 21st October, “Tygodnik Powszechny” weekly featured an article on the community of Crimean Tartars who in 2014 were forced to leave the Russian occupied peninsula and settled in Drohobych. There, they were looked after by Artur Deska – adviser to the Management Board of the Open Dialog Founda
Invitation for the OSCE ODIHR Human Dimension Implementation Meeting 2016 side-events

Invitation for the OSCE ODIHR Human Dimension Implementation Meeting 2016 side-events

21.09.2016
The Open Dialog Foundation and the Center for Civil Liberties would like to invite to the OSCE ODIHR Human Dimension Implementation Meeting 2016 side-events (Sofitel Victoria Warsaw, Królewska St. 11, 00-065 Warsaw, Poland).
Anna Koj for Cronache di Napoli about human rights violations in Crimea and Russia, and about Open Dialog’s work on Ukraine

Anna Koj for Cronache di Napoli about human rights violations in Crimea and Russia, and about Open Dialog’s work on Ukraine

14.09.2016
In a recent interview conducted by Domenico Letizia for Cronache di Napoli, an Italian newspaper, Anna Koj, head of the Open Dialog’s EU Office, spoke about the Foundation’s work in promoting democracy and the rule of law in the post-Soviet states.
The Ukrainian diaspora’s global media about the Warsaw Vyshyvanka (Embroidery) Parade

The Ukrainian diaspora’s global media about the Warsaw Vyshyvanka (Embroidery) Parade

24.05.2016
The event, organised , among others, by the Euromaidan Warsaw and the Open Dialog Foundation, was not only reported by the Polish and Ukrainian media; Ukrainian diaspora’s online portals around the world also became interested in it.
The Vyshyvanka Parade –  integrating and strengthening ties

The Vyshyvanka Parade – integrating and strengthening ties

23.05.2016
On 22 May, 2016, participants of the Vyshyvanka Parada, an event, held in the capital city for the fourth time, walked approximately 6 kilometers along the streets of Warsaw. It couldn’t have been missed by members of the Open Dialog Foundation.
Tomasz Czuwara on the situation in Crimea a year after annexation

Tomasz Czuwara on the situation in Crimea a year after annexation

30.03.2015
Isolation of the Crimean Peninsula, difficulties in providing people with basic goods, the situation of the marginalised Crimean Tatars and Moscow’s financial difficulties were discussed for the pdf.edu.pl portal by Tomasz Czuwara.