Hate Speech as a Political Weapon Directed Against Independent Judges and Prosecutors in Poland: side event at OSCE HDIM 2019 in Warsaw

Hate Speech as a Political Weapon Directed Against Independent Judges and Prosecutors in Poland: side event at OSCE HDIM 2019 in Warsaw

20.09.2019

Judges Waldemar Żurek, Piotr Gąciarek and Dariusz Mazur, as well as prosecutor Krzysztof Parchimowicz, will participate in the event hosted by the Open Dialogue Foundation on 26 September, 2019, as part of OSCE’s conference on human rights.

ODF organises two side-events at OSCE HDIM 2019

ODF organises two side-events at OSCE HDIM 2019

13.09.2019

During the OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting, ODF will be in Warsaw with a delegation of human rights defenders and activists. The first event will take place on Wednesday 18 at 8:15 in Meeting Room 1.

The Special Rapporteur on Independence of Judges and Lawyers presented new report at UN HRC

The Special Rapporteur on Independence of Judges and Lawyers presented new report at UN HRC

15.07.2019

The Open Dialogue Foundation is proud to have contributed to the report of the Special Rapporteur on the independence of judges and lawyers [With functioning LINK], which was presented during the 21st session of the Human Rights Council, in the framework of Item 3.

OKO.press: Siedlecka’s list – Judges of Freedom. 320 names now. A difficult period begins; glory be to these judges

OKO.press: Siedlecka’s list – Judges of Freedom. 320 names now. A difficult period begins; glory be to these judges

26.06.2019

The list of disobedient ‘judges of freedom’ continues to grow. Ewa Siedlecka receives reports about judges of common courts, who, in their judgements, showed courage and chose independence, rather than the ‘peace of mind’. The list of judges subjected to oppression is also growing.

MEPs address HR/VP Mogherini on the case of dismissed judge Malik Kenzhaliyev

MEPs address HR/VP Mogherini on the case of dismissed judge Malik Kenzhaliyev

26.02.2019

Last Tuesday, on February 19th, a group of Members of EP constituted by Ana Gomes, Barbara Lochbihler, Mady Delvaux-Stehres, Tunne Kelam, Elmar Brok, Patricia Lalonde, Brando Benifei and Julie Ward, addressed a letter to Federica Mogherini, concerning the removal of judge from office in Kazakhstan.

“Attacks on the legal profession and lawyers defending human rights” – an event at the European Parliament

“Attacks on the legal profession and lawyers defending human rights” – an event at the European Parliament

20.02.2019

On 19 February in Brussels, the Subcommittee on Human Rights of the EP hosted a hearing on “Attacks on the legal profession and lawyers defending human rights”. The event was chaired by MEP A. Panzeri and touched on the pressing issue of the threats to the threats to the legal profession worldwide.

EP discussed “Attacks on the legal profession and lawyers defending human rights”

EP discussed “Attacks on the legal profession and lawyers defending human rights”

20.02.2019

On 19 February in Brussels, the Subcommittee on Human Rights of the EP hosted a hearing on “Attacks on the legal profession and lawyers defending human rights”. The event was chaired by MEP A. Panzeri and touched on the pressing issue of the threats to the threats to the legal profession worldwide.

Russia: Stop the prosecution of lawyers and human rights defenders

Russia: Stop the prosecution of lawyers and human rights defenders

11.12.2018

Lev Ponomaryov and Emil Kurbedinov were subjected to shocking cases of administrative arrest for posting on social networks. In this way, the authorities continue to apply the policy of intimidation and punishment of individuals who dare criticise the actions of the regime.

Statement Concerning the Persecution of Lawyers in Crimea

Statement Concerning the Persecution of Lawyers in Crimea

13.11.2018

Statement of the Human Rights Agenda platform concerning the persecution of lawyers who work with politically motivated cases in occupied Crimea.

The Open Dialogue Foundation took part in the 2018 edition of the OSCE HDIM in Warsaw

The Open Dialogue Foundation took part in the 2018 edition of the OSCE HDIM in Warsaw

19.09.2018

Between Tuesday 11 and Wednesday 12 September 2018, the ODF conducted an advocacy mission in Warsaw at the OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting, a forum aimed at providing a platform for dialogue between NGOs and the representatives of OSCE Member States.

Invitation to event: ODF presents “Defence for the Defenders” at the 2018 edition of OSCE HDIM

Invitation to event: ODF presents “Defence for the Defenders” at the 2018 edition of OSCE HDIM

30.08.2018

Within the framework of the OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting 2018 in Warsaw, the Open Dialogue Foundation will hold a side event entitled “Defence for the Defenders: lawyers and attorneys under attack for participation in politically motivated cases in the post-Soviet area”.

Civil liberties, political prisoners and lawyers’ rights – ODF at the Italian Senate

Civil liberties, political prisoners and lawyers’ rights – ODF at the Italian Senate

27.07.2018

Between Wednesday 18 and Thursday 19 July, 2018 in Rome a delegation of human rights defenders of the ODF and the Italian Federation for Human Rights (FIDU) took part in a series of meetings and seminars with Italian lawmakers, journalists and members of Italian National Forensics Council (CNF).

Open letter to Nazarbayev: MEPs denounce human rights violations in Kazakhstan

Open letter to Nazarbayev: MEPs denounce human rights violations in Kazakhstan

18.07.2018

On 12 July 2018, eight MEPs signed an open letter addressed to President Nazarbayev decrying the human rights situation in Kazakhstan. MEPs J. Stetina, P. Austrevicius, T. Kelam, W. Klinz, A. Gomes, H. Hautala, V. Mazuronis and J. Nart denounced the reduction of the space for civil liberties.

OSCE PA Annual Session in Berlin: delegation discusses endangered democracy in Moldova, and civil liberties and human rights in Kazakhstan

OSCE PA Annual Session in Berlin: delegation discusses endangered democracy in Moldova, and civil liberties and human rights in Kazakhstan

17.07.2018

On the occasion of the Annual Session of the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly held in Berlin between 7 and 11 July 2018, a delegation of human rights and civil activists led by ODF presented their reports and made their appeals to members of different national delegations.

Invitation to a press conference: “In defense of civil liberties. Testimonies from Russia, Moldova and Kazakhstan”

Invitation to a press conference: “In defense of civil liberties. Testimonies from Russia, Moldova and Kazakhstan”

13.07.2018

On Thursday 19 July 2018, the Open Dialogue Foundation (ODF) and the Italian Federation for Human Rights (FIDU), together with the Italian Senator Mr Roberto Rampi, will host a press conference entitled “In defense of civil liberties. Testimonies from Russia, Moldova and Kazakhstan”.

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