Witold Waszczykowski court defeat. Apology to Open Dialogue Foundation ordered

Witold Waszczykowski court defeat. Apology to Open Dialogue Foundation ordered

12.06.2024

Maciej Wąsik lost a similar case to the Open Dialogue Foundation, but – contrary to the court’s judgement – he did not post an apology. Now it is time for the resigning Law and Justice (PiS) MEP Witold Waszczykowski to make a decision. Failure to be re-elected in the 2024 European Parliament elections is not […]

Interview: Lyudmyla Kozlovska – Human Rights, Crypto, & Policy

Interview: Lyudmyla Kozlovska – Human Rights, Crypto, & Policy

31.05.2024

As a high-level introduction, Lyudmyla Kozlovska founded the Open Dialogue Foundation (“ODF”) in 2009 with the goal of protecting human rights, supporting democracy, and assisting those who are subject to political persecution in Eastern Europe. She also founded the Building True Change Coalition (“BTC Coalition”) to address financial exclusion, political oppression and deliver humanitarian aid, while promoting the role […]

Hall of Shame: ODF spearheards the reckoning of the Law and Justice

Hall of Shame: ODF spearheards the reckoning of the Law and Justice

25.05.2024

On 15 October 2023, the Open Dialogue Foundation launched its all-new project. ListyHańby (Hall Of Shame) is a new platform aimed at tracking the abuses of the rule of law in Poland committed by the political party PiS (Law and Justice) and its cronies during its majority government between 2015 and 2023.  Covering all levels […]

A Further Crackdown on Bitcoin Mixing Services Will Hurt Human Rights Activists

A Further Crackdown on Bitcoin Mixing Services Will Hurt Human Rights Activists

25.04.2024

The charges brought against Samourai Wallet’s founders could be part of an international effort to limit Bitcoin privacy-preserving technologies, which would hurt those who need these technologies the most. Yesterday, the US Department of Justice (DOJ) charged Keonne Rodriguez and William Lonergan Hill, co-founders of Samourai Wallet, a privacy-focused bitcoin wallet that also serves as a mixer, […]

Building True Change (BTC) Coalition Submission on the EU Proposal for a Regulation on the prevention of money laundering or terrorist financing

Building True Change (BTC) Coalition Submission on the EU Proposal for a Regulation on the prevention of money laundering or terrorist financing

18.04.2024

Statement-commentary During the April II plenary session, Parliament is due to vote on provisional agreements resulting from interinstitutional negotiations on the adoption of the Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the prevention of the use of the financial system for the purposes of money laundering or terrorist financing […]

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 […]

Moscow blacklists a Polish non-profit

Moscow blacklists a Polish non-profit

26.03.2024

Read the full article: polskieradio.pl In other media: PolskieRadio24: Russia put a Polish foundation as undesirable. Decision by Ministry of Justice (March 26, 2024) Dziennik: Open Dialogue Foundation on Russian list of undesirable organisations (March 26, 2024) WNP: Russia: Poland-based Open Dialogue Foundation listed as undesirable (March 26, 2024) i.pl: Open Dialogue Foundation an enemy in Russia. Management under […]

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, […]

Russia put a Polish foundation as undesirable. Decision by Ministry of Justice

Russia put a Polish foundation as undesirable. Decision by Ministry of Justice

26.03.2024

The Russian Prosecutor General’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 Ministry of Justice has entered the organisation in a special register. The portal’s journalists did not state what […]

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 […]

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