Open Dialogue Foundation’s 2017 season’s greetings and 2016 top achievements

Open Dialogue Foundation’s 2017 season’s greetings and 2016 top achievements

04.01.2017

As the Open Dialog Foundation, we would like to thank you for your support during the past year and wish you all the best in your professional and personal life in 2017! On this occasion we would like also to share with you some of the ODF’s top achievements of the year 2016.

Speech by Lyudmyla Kozlovska, President of the Open Dialog Foundation, at the European Parliament (Full text)

Speech by Lyudmyla Kozlovska, President of the Open Dialog Foundation, at the European Parliament (Full text)

26.10.2016

“I’m speaking about this issue because I know that from every side, Russian propaganda is using every opportunity to attack the EU institutions and I think it’s crucial for human rights defenders, for everyone present in this room, to know that it is really important and we value your work”.

The list of Ukrainian citizens who have been subjected to politically motivated criminal prosecution by Russia’s law enforcement bodies in the years 2014-2016

The list of Ukrainian citizens who have been subjected to politically motivated criminal prosecution by Russia’s law enforcement bodies in the years 2014-2016

05.10.2016

Since the beginning of the Russian-Ukrainian conflict, at least 43 Ukrainian citizens have been illegally prosecuted for political reasons on the part of the Russian law enforcement agencies. Of them 6 have been released, 30 are still held in detention facilities or prisons.

EFNI 2016: Violation of human rights in contemporary military conflicts

EFNI 2016: Violation of human rights in contemporary military conflicts

03.10.2016

On 28-30.09.2016, the Open Dialog Foundation joined again the European Forum for New Ideas, held since 2011 in Sopot. The discussion on the violation of human rights in contemporary military conflicts was co-organised by the ODF together with the Initiative of Global Compact Network Poland.

EFNI 2016: Violation of human rights in contemporary military conflicts

EFNI 2016: Violation of human rights in contemporary military conflicts

03.10.2016

On 28-30.09.2016, the Open Dialog Foundation joined again the European Forum for New Ideas, held since 2011 in Sopot. The discussion on the violation of human rights in contemporary military conflicts was co-organised by the ODF together with the Initiative of Global Compact Network Poland.

‘Hostages of the Kremlin’: increase of the number of Ukrainian political prisoners in the Russian Federation and the illegally occupied Crimea

‘Hostages of the Kremlin’: increase of the number of Ukrainian political prisoners in the Russian Federation and the illegally occupied Crimea

30.09.2016

On Friday 23 September, 2016, the Open Dialog Foundation and the Center for Civil Liberties organized an OSCE ODIHR Human Dimension Implementation Meeting side-event on Ukrainian political prisoners in the Russian Federation and the illegally occupied Crimea.

OSCE ODIHR Human Dimension Implementation Meeting side-event on ‘Hostages of the Kremlin’

OSCE ODIHR Human Dimension Implementation Meeting side-event on ‘Hostages of the Kremlin’

30.09.2016

On Friday 23 September, 2016, the Open Dialog Foundation and the Center for Civil Liberties organized an OSCE ODIHR Human Dimension Implementation Meeting side-event on Ukrainian political prisoners in the Russian Federation and the illegally occupied Crimea.

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).

The Open Dialog Foundation’s top achievements

The Open Dialog Foundation’s top achievements

24.08.2016

Representatives of the Foundation follow and attend the most important sessions and meetings of the international organizations and institutions in Brussels, Strasbourg, Vienna and Geneva.

Years behind bars without judgment: Prolonged pre-trial detention in Ukraine in violation of reasonable terms of criminal proceedings – Policy brief

Years behind bars without judgment: Prolonged pre-trial detention in Ukraine in violation of reasonable terms of criminal proceedings – Policy brief

18.08.2016

The ODF has prepared a report on the issue of prolonged pre-trial detention in Ukraine due to the violation of reasonable terms of criminal proceedings. The project was implemented with the funds from a grant bestowed by the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research.

Report:  ‘37 hostages of the Kremlin’ (update)

Report: ‘37 hostages of the Kremlin’ (update)

10.06.2016

More than three dozen Ukrainians continue to remain in detention for political reasons in Russia.

Polish media about the release of Savchenko. Kozlovska: “It made her stronger”

Polish media about the release of Savchenko. Kozlovska: “It made her stronger”

27.05.2016

The return of the Ukrainian pilot, imprisoned by Russia, to her homeland, reverberated broadly in the Polish media. Representatives of the Open Dialog Foundation, in the interviews for TVN 24 bis, Poland Times and other media, commented on the circumstances in which Nadia Savchenko was released.

Nadia Savchenko is free! The ODF report from the Borispol Airport

Nadia Savchenko is free! The ODF report from the Borispol Airport

25.05.2016

After more than two years, the Ukrainian pilot, sentenced in Russia to 22 years in prison, returned to her homeland. Last Wednesday, she was exchanged for two soldiers of GRU (the Russian military intelligence body), convicted in Ukraine.

Involvement of the Russian officials included in the ‘Magnitsky list’ in other politically motivated criminal proceedings in Russia

Involvement of the Russian officials included in the ‘Magnitsky list’ in other politically motivated criminal proceedings in Russia

09.05.2016

On 27 April, 2016, a discussion on the case of Sergei Magnitsky, Russian anti-corruption whistle-blower and lawyer who died in custody in Moscow, in 2009, after having exposed a tax fraud of $230 million, took place at the European Parliament in Brussels.

Anna Koj for BelsatTV: We can help Nadia Savchenko but it requires concrete political action

Anna Koj for BelsatTV: We can help Nadia Savchenko but it requires concrete political action

15.04.2016

On 14 April, Belsat TV, the only independent Belarusian TV channel, broadcasted an interview with the Head of the Open Dialog Foundation’s EU Office, Anna Koj. She discussed the case of Nadia Savchenko, recently sentenced by the Russian court to 22 years of prison.