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 […]

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 […]

Italian legislators: stop and prevent the abuse of AML/CFT laws by dictators

Italian legislators: stop and prevent the abuse of AML/CFT laws by dictators

19.04.2023

On 17 and 18 April 2023, a delegation led by the Open Dialogue Foundation (ODF) conducted an advocacy mission to Rome to raise awareness on the abuse of Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Counter Financing of Terrorism (CFT) rules perpetrated by authoritarian regimes as a tool for transnational repression, and to expose how Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan […]

Statement on enforced disappearance of Iryna Danilovych in occupied Crimea

Statement on enforced disappearance of Iryna Danilovych in occupied Crimea

07.05.2022

On April 29, 2022, activist and citizen journalist Iryna Danilovych went missing in the occupied Crimea while returning home from work. On the same day, Russian security forces searched Iryna’s house in the village of Vladyslavivka near Feodosia, where she lived with her parents, and seized her phone and equipment. The representatives of the occupying […]

Kazakhstan After the 6th of July 2019: Authorities Persecute and Imprison the Participants of Peaceful Protests

Kazakhstan After the 6th of July 2019: Authorities Persecute and Imprison the Participants of Peaceful Protests

15.08.2019

On 6 July 2019, rallies were planned in various cities of Kazakhstan to demand that the results of the presidential election be cancelled and Nazarbayev be deprived of power, as well as against Chinese expansion. Law enforcement agencies detained about 700 peaceful protesters in different places.

Letter of appeal to OSCE General Secretary from Kazakhstani human rights defenders

Letter of appeal to OSCE General Secretary from Kazakhstani human rights defenders

15.10.2018

On 9 October 2018, over 150 Kazakhstani representatives of human rights organisations and Kazakhstani citizens signed an open letter to Ambassador T. Greminger, General Secretary of the OSCE, in view of his visit to Astana to mark the 20th anniversary of the opening of the OSCE office in Kazakhstan.

Who killed Pavlo Scheremet? Ukraine’s civil society demands the answers

Who killed Pavlo Scheremet? Ukraine’s civil society demands the answers

20.07.2018

Media and human rights organisations, including the Open Dialogue Foundation, have issued a joint statement, demanding from law enforcement officers, a public report on the investigation into the assassination of Pavel Sheremet.

Members of the European Parliament appeal to Interpol to stop political prosecution of Kazakh dissidents and activists

Members of the European Parliament appeal to Interpol to stop political prosecution of Kazakh dissidents and activists

24.03.2017

Members of the EP Mrs Julie Ward, Mrs Marju Lauristin, Mr Tomáš Zdechovský and Mr Tunne Kelam have addressed in a joint letter the Commission for the Control of Interpol’s Files (CCF) and Secretary General of Interpol concerning the abuse of international arrest warrants by Kazakhstani authorities.

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 Dialogue 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.

The Open Dialogue Foundation’s top achievements

The Open Dialogue 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.

Mass arrests and threats on the eve of rallies of 21th May: We urge to prevent recurrence of Zhanaozen tragedy

Mass arrests and threats on the eve of rallies of 21th May: We urge to prevent recurrence of Zhanaozen tragedy

20.05.2016

Open Dialogue Foundation calls on to urgently react to the wave of arrests of Kazakhstan activists, and make every effort to prevent violence against citizens during peaceful rally planned for the 21 May, 2016 in several Kazakhstan cities.

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