Russia lists Polish foundation as undesirable organisation

Russia lists Polish foundation as undesirable organisation

26.03.2024

The Russian prosecutor’s office has declared the Open Dialogue Foundation, which operates in Poland, undesirable. The independent Mediazona portal wrote that the decision was made on 14 February, but it is only now that the Russian Justice Ministry has included the organisation on a special register. The portal’s journalists said it was unclear what specifically […]

Open Dialogue Foundation “undesirable” in Russia

Open Dialogue Foundation “undesirable” in Russia

26.03.2024

Russia’s Prosecutor General’s Office has included the Open Dialogue Foundation (ODF) on its list of “undesirable organisations” in the country. The Russian Prosecutor’s Office found that the Polish foundation poses “a threat to the foundations of the constitutional order of the Russian Federation.” “I am only surprised that it has occurred only now,” commented Chair […]

TPB80 – Bitcoin Rights are Human Rights with Lyudmyla Kozlovska

TPB80 – Bitcoin Rights are Human Rights with Lyudmyla Kozlovska

26.03.2024

On 24 March 2024, the guest of the podcast “Thee Progressive Bitcoiner” was Lyudmyla Kozlovska. Lyudmyla Kozlovska is a human rights activist and President of the Open Dialogue Foundation, a nonprofit dedicated to defending human rights, democracy and rule of law throughout post-Soviet states. In this episode we discuss the importance of protecting privacy, self-custody, and […]

Open Dialogue Foundation on Russian list of undesirable organisations

Open Dialogue Foundation on Russian list of undesirable organisations

26.03.2024

The Open Dialogue Foundation, founded in Poland, has been placed on the list of undesirable organisations in Russia, it was announced on Monday by the Russian Ministry of Justice. “This is an unusual form of recognition of our activities,” commented the organisation, which advocates for human rights and democracy. “Our management, Lyudmyla Kozlovska, Bartosz Kramek […]

Russia: Poland-based Open Dialogue Foundation listed as undesirable

Russia: Poland-based Open Dialogue Foundation listed as undesirable

26.03.2024

The Open Dialogue Foundation, founded in Poland, has been placed on the list of undesirable organisations in Russia, announced the Russian Ministry of Justice on Monday. ‘This is an unusual form of recognition for our activities,’ commented the organisation, which advocates for human rights and democracy. “Our management, Lyudmyla Kozlovska, Bartosz Kramek and Marcin Mycielski, […]

Open Dialogue Foundation an enemy in Russia. Management under threat of long-term imprisonment

Open Dialogue Foundation an enemy in Russia. Management under threat of long-term imprisonment

26.03.2024

The Open Dialogue Foundation (ODF), founded in Poland, was on Monday added to the list of organisations that are undesirable in Russia. The information was provided by the Russian Ministry of Justice. The Foundation, which has been promoting human rights and democracy in the post-Soviet territories for 15 years, commented on the situation: the Russians […]

Polish Open Dialogue Foundation deemed an “undesirable organisation”

Polish Open Dialogue Foundation deemed an “undesirable organisation”

25.03.2024

The Russian Justice Ministry has recognised the Polish Open Dialogue Foundation (Fundacja Otwarty Dialog) as an “undesirable organisation”. The Open Dialogue Foundation was founded in Poland in 2009 by Ukrainian student and civic activist Lyudmyla Kozlovska. The organisation is engaged in the protection of human rights in post-Soviet regions and is guided by the values […]

Polish Open Dialogue Foundation recognized in Russia as “undesirable organisation”

Polish Open Dialogue Foundation recognized in Russia as “undesirable organisation”

25.03.2024

Information about the inclusion of the Open Dialogue Foundation on the list of “undesirable organisations” has been posted on the website of the Russian Ministry of Justice. Since 2015 in Russia, the authorities have had the ability to declare foreign organisations “undesirable”. Such status means that, according to the Kremlin, they pose “a threat to […]

Showing Humanitarian Face of Bitcoin at Central Bankers’ Forum

Showing Humanitarian Face of Bitcoin at Central Bankers’ Forum

13.06.2023

The Open Dialogue Foundation (ODF) was invited to the May 2023 Digital Currency Conference (DCC) in Mexico City, a high-profile gathering for central bankers, bankers, and the financial services industry, to discuss the role of digital currency in times of crisis and humanitarian aid. ODF’s Chief Advocacy Officer, Katarzyna Szczypska, argued in her closing keynote […]

ODF secures 4 PACE documents in defence the rule of law and human rights

ODF secures 4 PACE documents in defence the rule of law and human rights

03.05.2023

During the spring session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe that concluded last Friday, our representation (Martin Mycielski and Katarzyna Szczypska) together with Judge Maciej Ferek (reinstated after 522 days of suspension for applying the primacy of European law), discussed the rule of law and political persecution in Poland and the Palestinian […]

New cryptocurrency regulations will hurt NGOs and whistleblowers

New cryptocurrency regulations will hurt NGOs and whistleblowers

25.04.2023

Members of the European Parliament have voted on the first regulatory framework that will directly affect cryptocurrencies. The Czech Pirate Party opposed the proposal, claiming that it would lead to mandatory registration or identification of cryptocurrency owners. This will pose a problem, for example, for the funding of dissidents such as Russian opposition figure Alexei […]

David Berlind’s Interview with Open Dialogue Foundation President Lyudmyla Kozlovska

David Berlind’s Interview with Open Dialogue Foundation President Lyudmyla Kozlovska

30.03.2023

Read the full article: blockchainjournal.com See also: Crypto’s role in aid to Ukraine: Kozlovska at the Blockchain Summit (March 22, 2023) as well as other interviews with Lyudmyla Kozlovska: Interview with Lyudmyla Kozlovska: her story, her struggles, and her achievements (February 23, 2024) Lugano’s Plan ₿. Defending Human Rights with Bitcoin: Interview with Lyudmyla Kozlovska […]

Defending right to assembly in Kazakhstan at the OSCE/ODIHR conference

Defending right to assembly in Kazakhstan at the OSCE/ODIHR conference

10.10.2022

In the weeks of 26 September – 7 October the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) and its Warsaw-based Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) held its 2022 Warsaw Human Dimension Conference, serving as a summit, or plenary session, of the OSCE’s human rights institution. The conference was attended by OSCE […]

The Open Dialogue Foundation Signs Letter Urging U.S. Congress to Reauthorise Global Magnitsky Act

The Open Dialogue Foundation Signs Letter Urging U.S. Congress to Reauthorise Global Magnitsky Act

23.03.2022

The Open Dialogue Foundation and 57 other NGOs urge the U.S. Congress to address Russian crimes in Ukraine by supporting a robust reauthorisation of the Global Magnitsky Act of 2016. On 23 March 2022, a number of nongovernmental organisations wrote to leaders in the United States Congress urging a reauthorisation of the Global Magnitsky Human […]

Mobilisation on the occupied territories: an instruction manual of what to do?

Mobilisation on the occupied territories: an instruction manual of what to do?

06.03.2022

All residents of the temporarily occupied territories of Crimea, Donetsk and Luhansk regions are citizens of Ukraine according to Ukrainian legislation (even if you were forced to take an illegal Russian passport)!

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