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 […]

ODF and Themis ‘Malicious Prosecution’ Report on Polish Public Prosecutor’s Office

ODF and Themis ‘Malicious Prosecution’ Report on Polish Public Prosecutor’s Office

07.10.2023

Together with the “Themis” Association of Judges, we are proud to present the latest version of the report on abuses of power perpetrated by the Polish public prosecutor’s office under the rule of Zbigniew Ziobro: “Selected Cases of Malicious Prosecution and Derelition of Duties“. Monday 9 October, 16:00 – there will be a live broadcast […]

Polish Public Prosecutor’s Office: Selected Cases of Malicious Prosecution and Dereliction of Duties since 2015

Polish Public Prosecutor’s Office: Selected Cases of Malicious Prosecution and Dereliction of Duties since 2015

06.10.2023

Preface Since the Law and Justice (PiS)-led United Right Coalition [Composed of PiS and its two junior partners – Solidarna Polska (United Poland, led by the Justice Minister/Prosecutor General Zbigniew Ziobro) and, until August 2021, Porozumienie Jarosława Gowina (Jarosław Gowin’s Agreement)] took power in 2015, an unprecedented politicisation of the public prosecution has occurred, which has […]

TABConf2023: Bitcoin against transnational persecution

TABConf2023: Bitcoin against transnational persecution

25.09.2023

From 6 to 9 September 2023, the President of the Open Dialogue Foundation Lyudmyla Kozlovska took part in the ‘TABConf2023 — A Technical Bitcoin Conference‘ in the US city of Atlanta. As part of the event, she gave an interview to the largest educational platform dedicated to Bitcoin — Area Bitcoin Education.  “I am here […]

How much the PiS government knows about us and what it can do to us. It has the most sensitive, intimate data

How much the PiS government knows about us and what it can do to us. It has the most sensitive, intimate data

14.08.2023

In April, we learned that the PiS authorities do not hesitate to force private entities into operational cooperation. Gazeta Wyborcza, based on a notarised statement by Robert Z., a whistleblower who was the security manager at the Polish Hotel Holding while also an employee of the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Administration, writes that Robert […]

Brudziński lost in court with the management of the Open Dialogue Foundation, hated by PiS

Brudziński lost in court with the management of the Open Dialogue Foundation, hated by PiS

02.08.2023

Bartosz Kramek and Lyudmyla Kozlovska have won their lawsuit against Joachim Brudziński for violation of personal rights. The current head of the Law and Justice (PiS) election campaign is to apologise to them for 60 days on Twitter and pay PLN 10,000 compensation each. The verdict is not final. This is the fifth case these […]

Joachim Brudzinski lost a court case. He is to apologise and pay PLN 30 thousand in damages

Joachim Brudzinski lost a court case. He is to apologise and pay PLN 30 thousand in damages

28.07.2023

Joachim Brudziński, a Law and Justice’s MEP, and chief of the party’s electoral campaign has lost a lawsuit for violation of the personal rights of the Open Dialogue Foundation and its founders i.e. Lyudmyla Kozlovska and Bartosz Kramek. The dispute revolved around his Twitter posts. In 2019, Joachim Brudzinski — the head of the Ministry […]

A Law and Justice MEP lost a court case against the Open Dialogue Foundation. He is to keep his apology statement published for two months.

A Law and Justice MEP lost a court case against the Open Dialogue Foundation. He is to keep his apology statement published for two months.

28.07.2023

The court of first instance ordered a Law and Justice MEP, Joachim Brudziński, to apologise to the Open Dialogue Foundation, its President Lyudmyla Kozlowska and Bartosz Kramek for a Twitter post published four years ago. Brudziński is also obliged to pay PLN 30,000 in damages. Joachim Brudziński has been sued for his Twitter post as […]

This is bad news for Mr Brudziński. The Famous ‘YOYO’ has lost a court case and now he has to apologise. The trigger for the dispute was his tweet

This is bad news for Mr Brudziński. The Famous ‘YOYO’ has lost a court case and now he has to apologise. The trigger for the dispute was his tweet

28.07.2023

Joachim Brudziński, the chief of the Law and Justice’s election campaign, has just lost a court case. He is obliged to apologise to the Open Dialogue Foundation and its founders i.e. Lyudmyla Kozlovska and Bartosz Kramek. What was it all about? What was the actual judgment in the politician’s case? Joachim Brudziński has lost a […]

Mr Brudziński is to apologise and pay for his tweet on the “Euro-Kazakh crooks”

Mr Brudziński is to apologise and pay for his tweet on the “Euro-Kazakh crooks”

28.07.2023

Mr Joachim Brudziński, the Chief of the Law and Justice’s election campaign, lost a personal rights case against the Open Dialogue Foundation before the first instance court on Wednesday. He was held responsible for his tweet on the “Euro-Kazakh crooks”. Pursuant to the court’s ruling, the politician has been obliged to publish an apology noteon […]

Brudziński is to apologise for the “crooks”. On top of that, he will also pay a hefty sum

Brudziński is to apologise for the “crooks”. On top of that, he will also pay a hefty sum

28.07.2023

The chief of the Law and Justice’s election campaign has lost a lawsuit against the Open Dialogue Foundation. Joachim Brudziński will be obliged to publish an apology and pay damages for his tweet in which he labelled the Foundation’s members as the “Euro- Kazakh crooks”. At this point, it should be recalled that the case […]

Joachim Brudziński Lost in Court and Must Apologise

Joachim Brudziński Lost in Court and Must Apologise

27.07.2023

Law and Justice (PiS) election chief of staff Joachim Brudziński is to apologise to the Open Dialogue Foundation and its founders Lyudmyla Kozlovska and Bartosz Kramek for his 2019 Twitter post in which the then head of the Ministry of Internal Affairs (MSWiA) directly implied that the Foundation was involved in money laundering. Brudziński is […]

The Case Lost by Brudziński. The Law and Justice (PiS) Chief of Staff Must Apologise

The Case Lost by Brudziński. The Law and Justice (PiS) Chief of Staff Must Apologise

27.07.2023

Joachim Brudziński will have to apologise to the Open Dialogue Foundation and its founders for having implied on Twitter that the organisation is involved in money laundering. According to the judgment, which is not yet final, the chief of the Law and Justice (PiS) election staff must pay PLN 30 000 in compensatory damages. Interestingly enough, […]

Court’s Ruling in the Case of Joachim Brudziński and His Attack on the Open Dialogue Foundation

Court’s Ruling in the Case of Joachim Brudziński and His Attack on the Open Dialogue Foundation

27.07.2023

30 thousand Polish zloty of compensatory damages and an apology to the Open Dialogue Foundation and to its founders – such is the verdict that has been passed in the case of Joachim Brudziński who launched an attack on the Foundation back in 2019. Brudziński, who at that time was the Minister of Internal Affairs […]

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