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 Dialogue 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).

The story of ‘The Democratic Choice of Kazakhstan’ opposition movement

The story of ‘The Democratic Choice of Kazakhstan’ opposition movement

29.01.2016

The Democratic Choice of Kazakhstan (DCK) was the largest opposition movement in Kazakhstan of the past 25 years. The story of the DCK serves as a perfect illustration of the core issues of the Kazakh authoritarian regime.

ODF addresses the new UNHCR on issue of political refugees

ODF addresses the new UNHCR on issue of political refugees

21.01.2016

On behalf of the Open Dialogue Foundation, non-governmental human rights organisation, we would like to congratulate you on your election as the new UN High Commissioner for Refugees.

Invitation to a side event “Reform of Interpol in relation to politically motivated persecutions: work in progress”

Invitation to a side event “Reform of Interpol in relation to politically motivated persecutions: work in progress”

20.09.2015

The Open Dialogue Foundation has an honour and a pleasure to invite you to
the OSCE/ODIHR Human Dimension Implementation Meeting 2015 side event: “Reform of Interpol in relation to politically motivated persecutions: work in progress”.

K. Savchenko’s interview about harassment of civil society in Kazakhstan

K. Savchenko’s interview about harassment of civil society in Kazakhstan

22.07.2015

In the end of June 2015, the Open Dialogue Foundation published a report ’Harassment of civil society in Kazakhstan’. The Foundation’s analyst, Katerina Savchenko, provided answers to some clarifying questions in an interview with a journalist of the Radio Azattyq, Kazis Toguzbayev.

Background note on the international advocacy activities of the Open Dialogue Foundation coordinated by the Brussels office in 2013 – 2015

Background note on the international advocacy activities of the Open Dialogue Foundation coordinated by the Brussels office in 2013 – 2015

12.06.2015

The Open Dialogue Foundation (ODF) is a non-governmental, non-partisan organization established in Poland, in 2009. The statutory objectives of the Foundation include promotion, support and protection of human rights, democracy and rule of law in the post-Soviet area.

The Interpol system is in need of reform – the press briefing

The Interpol system is in need of reform – the press briefing

16.04.2015

This information was aired in the Verkhovna Rada today by the MP from the All-Ukrainian Union ‘Svoboda’ [‘Freedom’], Oleg Sukhovskiy and representative of the Open Dialogue Foundation, Petr Okhotin.

Petro Okhotin on the need to reform Interpol

Petro Okhotin on the need to reform Interpol

14.04.2015

Deputy of the Ukrainian Svoboda party, Oleg Osuhovsky, and Petro Okhotin of the Open Dialogue Foundation talked at the Verkhovna Rada about the abuse of Interpol mechanisms by façade democracies such as Kazakhstan and Russia.

The list of Kazakh dissidents, their families and colleagues  persecuted with the use of INTERPOL in the European Union in 2012-15

The list of Kazakh dissidents, their families and colleagues persecuted with the use of INTERPOL in the European Union in 2012-15

07.04.2015

Below, we list political opponents, their families and colleagues, persecuted by the Kazakh authorities and president Nursultan Nazarbayev through the misuse of the INTERPOL system in the European Union in the years 2012-2015.

Mogherini replies to the appeal from MEPs on Kazakh dissidents

Mogherini replies to the appeal from MEPs on Kazakh dissidents

26.03.2015

Federica Mogherini, replied to a letter from MEPs of the progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats (S&D) at the European Parliament concerning mass-scale abuse of the system of the International Criminal Police Organization (Interpol) by Kazakh authorities.

ODF appeals to the French government not to extradite Ablyazov. Matignon Palace denies the right to submit the appeal

ODF appeals to the French government not to extradite Ablyazov. Matignon Palace denies the right to submit the appeal

25.03.2015

Despite being in receipt of permission from the Prefecture, the President of the Open Dialogue Foundation, Lyudmyla Kozlovska, and the Kazakh oppositionist, Muratbek Ketebayev, were denied the right to submit a letter addressed to the French Prime Minister, Manuel Valls, at Hôtel Matignon.

Muratbek Ketebayev left Spain and went back to Poland. Spain rejected the Kazakh request for extradition

Muratbek Ketebayev left Spain and went back to Poland. Spain rejected the Kazakh request for extradition

13.03.2015

11.03.2015 Muratbek Ketebayev left Spain and went back to Poland, where since December 2013 he has a refugee status. It ended the procedure, through which the regime of Nursultan Nazarbayev tried to obtain Ketebayev’s extradition from Spain to Kazakhstan.

Human rights in Kazakhstan discussed in Saragossa

Human rights in Kazakhstan discussed in Saragossa

06.03.2015

On 17.02.2015, upon an invitation from the Bar Council in Zaragoza (Spain), Muratbek Ketebayev, Alexandr Pavlov, and Jędrzej Czerep of the Open Dialogue Foundation attended the conference on the “Situation of Human Rights in Kazakhstan: Right of Asylum”.

Female MEPs against the abuse of the Interpol system by the Kazakh authorities

Female MEPs against the abuse of the Interpol system by the Kazakh authorities

03.03.2015

The presentation of the most recent report of the Open Dialogue Foundation on the need to reform the Interpol system is producing its first effects.

Do Rzeczy weekly on the use of Interpol by authoritarian regimes

Do Rzeczy weekly on the use of Interpol by authoritarian regimes

02.02.2015

The efforts of the Open Dialogue Foundation which, in its activities, opposes the use of Interpol by authoritarian countries, standing up in the defence of political refugees and pleading for a reform of Interpol, have not gone unnoticed by Do Rzeczy.

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