Political arrest of Bartosz Kramek and electronic concentration camp in Kazakhstan. Open Dialogue Foundation at the OSCE SHDM

Political arrest of Bartosz Kramek and electronic concentration camp in Kazakhstan. Open Dialogue Foundation at the OSCE SHDM

13.07.2021

On 12-13 July our representative Maksym Sytnikov participated at the OSCE Supplementary Human Dimension Meeting (SHDM). SHDM is a platform for the OSCE Participating States and civil society to discuss progress made by the former in implementing OSCE commitments. The latest meeting was devoted to Digital Technologies and Human Rights. During the first session Maksym […]

Arkadiusz Mularczyk of Law and Justice banned from speaking at PACE

Arkadiusz Mularczyk of Law and Justice banned from speaking at PACE

12.07.2021

The ban has been imposed in connection with “foul underhand tactics” used by Mularczyk against the Open Dialogue Foundation. It will be in effect from 2 June to 2 September. The decision was taken early last month by the Rules Committee of the Parliamentary Assembly, which is composed of parliamentarians delegated to Strasbourg by the […]

Kajetan Wróblewski for Monitor Konstytucyjny: “Poor citizens are looking at the jail”

Kajetan Wróblewski for Monitor Konstytucyjny: “Poor citizens are looking at the jail”

05.07.2021

Or maybe they are turning their heads away, because they turn their heads as a result of the Kremlin-PiS propaganda. Since June 23, a political prisoner of the PiS party, Bartosz Kramek from the Open Dialogue Foundation, has been held in detention. On July 8, time runs out for him to pay PLN 300,000 bail, which would allow […]

The Open Dialogue Foundation: Kramek’s arrest is a Kafkaesque farce

The Open Dialogue Foundation: Kramek’s arrest is a Kafkaesque farce

01.07.2021

In a special statement, the Open Dialogue Foundation (ODF) responded to accusations against Bartosz Kramek, an arrested activist and the husband of Lyudmyla Kozlovska, the head of the organisation. According to the foundation, the accusations are bizarre and the allegations are untrue. On Thursday, 25 June, acting on the request of the public prosecutor’s office, […]

Kafkaesque farce. Response to the allegations against Bartosz Kramek

Kafkaesque farce. Response to the allegations against Bartosz Kramek

01.07.2021

The Public Prosecutor’s Office has accused Bartosz Kramek, an activist and the Chairman of the Foundation’s Supervisory Board, of “laundering money originating from the crime of a false statement”. What was not elaborated upon was the content of the false statement, the issue of which invoices were issued and why the company’s transparent and publicly […]

Bartosz Kramek’s Case. A Featured Article by Fryderyk Zoll

Bartosz Kramek’s Case. A Featured Article by Fryderyk Zoll

30.06.2021

The Open Dialogue Foundation strongly advocated in Brussels against the destruction of the rule of law in Poland. Ever since its inception, the Foundation has had to confront a series of bizarre attacks and slanders whose legitimacy cannot be verified by common citizens. However, one cannot deny that the ODF, which keeps on alerting European […]

Kramek inflamed the authorities, but they persist

Kramek inflamed the authorities, but they persist

25.06.2021

The list of people who have been destroyed by the authorities is long. Once the Law and Justice party gets its teeth into someone, it does not let go. The list includes the unruly judges Beata Morawiec, Igor Tuleya and Paweł Juszczyszyn, who were stripped of their immunity by the authorities, and presented with absurd […]

Jurasz: Kramek arrest will spur negative international responses

Jurasz: Kramek arrest will spur negative international responses

25.06.2021

“The case of Bartosz Kramek, following that of Lyudmyla Kozlovska, in which the Polish government utterly failed to convince others of its arguments, looks bad. I guess that his arrest will likely spur objections across the world. If Kramek and Kozlovska were playing with dirty money, they should be nailed by the authorities, but now […]

Bartosz T. Wieliński: When Law and Justice has it in for someone

Bartosz T. Wieliński: When Law and Justice has it in for someone

25.06.2021

The list of those whom our authorities would like to see hurt is pretty long. If the Law and Justice get their claws at you, they will not let go so easily. Their list of enemies includes defiant judges such as Beata Morawiec, Igor Tuleya or Paweł Juszczyszyn, who are being deprived of their immunities, […]

Court arrests Bartosz Kramek, husband of Lyudmyla Kozlovska, head of Open Dialogue Foundation

Court arrests Bartosz Kramek, husband of Lyudmyla Kozlovska, head of Open Dialogue Foundation

25.06.2021

On Thursday, at the request of the public prosecutor’s office, the court issued an arrest warrant for Bartosz Kramek, activist and husband of Lyudmyla Kozlovska, the head of the Open Dialogue Foundation who was expelled from Poland three years ago. What charges were brought against him? Making false statements in VAT invoices and money laundering. […]

Bartosz Kramek to remain in custody on PLN 300,000 bail

Bartosz Kramek to remain in custody on PLN 300,000 bail

25.06.2021

The court has issued an arrest warrant for Bartosz Kramek from the Open Dialogue Foundation, which is secured by a bail of PLN 300,000. According to the prosecutor’s office, Kramek is to be charged with providing false representations concerning the provision of services worth PLN 5.3 million. Both Kramek, his wife and the ODF deny […]

Get Kramek! Activist in Temporary Custody

Get Kramek! Activist in Temporary Custody

25.06.2021

The Internal Security Agency detained the Chair of the Board of the Open Dialogue Foundation on charges formerly levelled by the clan of a corrupt Moldovan oligarch. Bartosz Kramek was arrested based on a warrant issued by the District Prosecutor’s Office in Lublin. Since 2017, the Law and Justice government has been calling Bartosz Kramek […]

Public Prosecutor’s Office in Lublin chases Bartosz Kramek, husband of Lyudmyla Kozlovska, President of the Open Dialogue Foundation

Public Prosecutor’s Office in Lublin chases Bartosz Kramek, husband of Lyudmyla Kozlovska, President of the Open Dialogue Foundation

24.06.2021

The Internal Security Agency acting upon request of the District Prosecutor’s Office in Lublin arrested Bartosz Kramek, an activist and husband of Lyudmyla Kozlovska, President of the Open Dialogue Foundation, who was expelled from Poland three years ago. What were the allegations? They were related to some invoices issued nine years ago. As Ms Kozlovska […]

Polish Civil Society Under Assault: Chair of ODF’s Supervisory Board detained on fabricated charges

Polish Civil Society Under Assault: Chair of ODF’s Supervisory Board detained on fabricated charges

24.06.2021

On the 23rd of June 2021, at 11:00, Bartosz Kramek, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the Open Dialogue Foundation, was detained by Internal Security Agency officers, at the request of the Regional Prosecutor’s Office in Lublin. After his detainment, he was transported from Warsaw to Lublin to be presented with “charges” and questioned. The […]

The Open Dialogue Foundation’s statement on the arrest of Bartosz Kramek by the Internal Security Agency

The Open Dialogue Foundation’s statement on the arrest of Bartosz Kramek by the Internal Security Agency

24.06.2021

Why did the Internal Security Agency detain the Head of the Open Dialogue Foundation Board? The Polish authorities are fighting human rights defenders: On 23 June 2021 at 11 a.m. Bartosz Kramek, Head of the Open Dialogue Foundation Board, was detained by officers of the Internal Security Agency Delegation in Lublin on order of the […]

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