Bodnar’s open letter to Wałęsa on investigations from PiS days

Bodnar’s open letter to Wałęsa on investigations from PiS days

16.02.2024

An open letter from the Minister of Justice Prosecutor General Adam Bodnar to former President Lech Wałęsa and the other signatories of the public appeal for a review of politically motivated prosecutions between 2015 and 2023 and the rehabilitation of victims was published on Thursday. The open letter published on the website of the Ministry […]

Bodnar responds to ‘politically motivated prosecutions’

Bodnar responds to ‘politically motivated prosecutions’

16.02.2024

Minister of Justice Prosecutor General Adam Bodnar “fully shares the conviction of the need for an effective review and analysis of cases where there is any suspicion that they may have been politically motivated,” the head of the Ministry of Justice wrote, responding to the signatories of the public appeal on the review of “politically […]

Minister Bodnar supports review of “politically motivated prosecutions”

Minister Bodnar supports review of “politically motivated prosecutions”

16.02.2024

Adam Bodnar “fully shares the conviction of the need for an effective review and analysis of cases where there is any suspicion that they may have been politically motivated,” wrote the Minister of Justice, responding to the signatories of public appeal on the review of “politically motivated prosecutions”. In an open letter published on the […]

Open letter. Bodnar responds to public appeal for review of “politically motivated prosecutions”

Open letter. Bodnar responds to public appeal for review of “politically motivated prosecutions”

15.02.2024

An open letter by Minister Adam Bodnar was published on the website of the Ministry of Justice on Thursday. It reads that the Minister “fully shares the conviction of the need for an effective review and analysis of cases where there is any suspicion that they may have been politically motivated”. In an open letter […]

Bodnar writes to Wałęsa. Announced “review of political proceedings”

Bodnar writes to Wałęsa. Announced “review of political proceedings”

15.02.2024

Adam Bodnar has announced a “review of politically motivated prosecutions between 2015 and 2023” says the Justice Minister’s open letter to Lech Wałęsa. The head of the Ministry of Justice stressed that the actions of prosecutors during the Law and Justice (PiS) rule were a regular feature of his work at the ministry, but that […]

Minister Bodnar responds to authors of public appeal

Minister Bodnar responds to authors of public appeal

15.02.2024

The Minister of Justice Prosecutor General Adam Bodnar “fully shares the conviction of the need for an effective review and analysis of cases where there is any suspicion that they may have been politically motivated,” wrote the head of the Ministry of Justice, responding to the signatories of an appeal on the review of “politically […]

More than 30 organisations appeal to review and close political investigations

More than 30 organisations appeal to review and close political investigations

13.02.2024

More than 30 NGOs have appealed to the Minister of Justice Prosecutor General Adam Bodnar to appoint a team of prosecutors and review ongoing politically motivated investigations. They hope that in cases where a so-called reasonable suspicion of insufficient grounds for prosecution is found, appropriate steps will be taken to close them. “As citizens of […]

Close political investigations. Public appeal to Prosecutor General

Close political investigations. Public appeal to Prosecutor General

12.02.2024

The Open Dialogue Foundation and several other NGOs appealed to Adam Bodnar to review the cases opened by the Public Prosecutor’s Office between 2015 and 2023 against opponents of the government in power at the time and take action to close them. As indicated at the beginning of the public appeal, the problem of politicisation […]

Public appeal to Adam Bodnar. “Political investigations must be closed”

Public appeal to Adam Bodnar. “Political investigations must be closed”

12.02.2024

 “We believe that, as the new Prosecutor General, you have not only a unique opportunity, but also a moral obligation, to conduct an effective review of a number of politically motivated cases. We hope that, in the case of investigations that show a so-called reasonable suspicion of insufficient grounds for prosecution, independent prosecutors will take […]

Public appeal to review political investigations from 2015-2023

Public appeal to review political investigations from 2015-2023

12.02.2024

Warsaw, 12 February 2024 Adam BodnarProsecutor General of the Republic of PolandMinister of Justice Public appeal for a review of politically motivated prosecutions from 2015-2023 and the rehabilitation of victims As a person of unquestionable authority in the defence of human rights and the rule of law, your appointment as Minister of Justice and Prosecutor […]

NGOs: Bodnar, look into political prosecutions

NGOs: Bodnar, look into political prosecutions

12.02.2024

More than 30 NGOs and more than 40 well-known personalities have signed an open public appeal to the Prosecutor General and Minister of Justice Adam Bodnar. They want a special team of prosecutors to analyse “politically motivated prosecutions” initiated against PiS opponents. They also demand the rehabilitation of wronged parties by a Public Prosecutor’s Office […]

Public appeal for Justice Ministry review of “politically motivated prosecutions” from 2015–23

Public appeal for Justice Ministry review of “politically motivated prosecutions” from 2015–23

12.02.2024

A public appeal to the Ministry of Justice to review “politically motivated prosecutions from 2015 to 2023”, with dozens of signatories, including former President Lech Wałęsa, was published on Monday on the website of the Open Dialogue Foundation. “As citizens of the Republic of Poland, supporting the victims of the arbitrary and highly questionable actions […]

Public appeal to Adam Bodnar to end political investigations and rehabilitate the victims

Public appeal to Adam Bodnar to end political investigations and rehabilitate the victims

12.02.2024

“We believe that, as the new Prosecutor General, you have not only a unique opportunity, but also a moral obligation, to conduct an effective review of a number of politically motivated cases. We hope that, in the case of investigations that show a so-called reasonable suspicion of insufficient grounds for prosecution, independent prosecutors will take […]

Hold PiS to account for persecuting defenders of rule of law. Inquiry needed

Hold PiS to account for persecuting defenders of rule of law. Inquiry needed

02.02.2024

“For eight years PiS has been ruining the lives of people defending the rule of law in Poland. If we want to talk about democratic change, there must be accountability,” say Lyudmyla Kozlovska and Bartosz Kramek from the Open Dialogue Foundation (ODF). They are calling for a commission of inquiry into the matter.  The Open […]

Why should human rights defenders be protected from AML/CFT abuses by authoritarian authorities?

Why should human rights defenders be protected from AML/CFT abuses by authoritarian authorities?

11.12.2023

On 8 December 2023, the President of the Open Dialogue Foundation participated in the panel discussion “Regulation as an Opportunity” at the Digital Finance Summit in Brussels. Lyudmyla Kozlovska gave a presentation on the consequences of the misuse of anti-money-laundering and counter-terrorist financing regulations. The event, moderated by journalist Jimmy Franklin and Toon Vanagt, CEO […]

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