Statement of International Human Rights and Rule of Law Defenders: Mukhtar Ablyazov’s Expulsion from France Must Be Stopped

Statement of International Human Rights and Rule of Law Defenders: Mukhtar Ablyazov’s Expulsion from France Must Be Stopped

26.09.2023

It falls upon France to protect the refugee on its soil. A withdrawal of Ablyazov’s asylum status and his expulsion under Kazakhstan’s influence, if effective, would be a dangerous precedent and further encouragement for autocrats to weaponize the law against their opponents, making a mockery of French, European and international justice. We, the representatives of […]

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 […]

OKO.press: Judge in ‘Gazeta Polska’ cover case subjected to disciplinary measures

OKO.press: Judge in ‘Gazeta Polska’ cover case subjected to disciplinary measures

21.08.2023

A Warsaw judge, Tomasz Jaskłowski, was subjected to disciplinary action after his judgment in the “Gazeta Polska” cover case. A complaint against him was filed by the weekly’s editor-in-chief, Tomasz Sakiewicz, who had lost the trial, writes OKO.press. Tomasz Jaskłowski, Judge at the District Court in Warsaw, was subjected to disciplinary measures in connection with […]

Judge who orders Gazeta Polska apology for Wehrmacht cover now facing disciplinary action

Judge who orders Gazeta Polska apology for Wehrmacht cover now facing disciplinary action

20.08.2023

A Warsaw judge, Tomasz Jaskłowski, is being prosecuted in connection with his judgment unfavourable to a right-wing newspaper. The complaint against him was filed by Tomasz Sakiewicz, who lost a case presided over by the judge. He is the second Warsaw judge to face trouble for sentences handed down on Gazeta Polska. This is the […]

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 […]

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 […]

TVP must broadcast the apology as the first piece of news in “Wiadomości” news service. The court precisely designated the specific time of the broadcast

TVP must broadcast the apology as the first piece of news in “Wiadomości” news service. The court precisely designated the specific time of the broadcast

03.07.2023

Lyudmyla Kozlovska and Bartosz Kramek of the Open Dialogue Foundation have successfully sued TVP for libel. According to the judgment issued by the Court following a four-year trial, Polish Television’s obligations include apologising to the activists at the beginning of its “Wiadomości” news service. The Foundation dubbed this ruling “an unprecedented judgment issued in the […]

TVP is to apologise to the Open Dialogue Foundation at the beginning of “Wiadomości” news service and pay compenstation of PLN 200,000

TVP is to apologise to the Open Dialogue Foundation at the beginning of “Wiadomości” news service and pay compenstation of PLN 200,000

03.07.2023

TVP is obliged to apologise Bartosz Kramek, Lyudmyla Kozlovska and the Open Dialogue Foundation for the violation of their personal rights – ruled the District Court in Warsaw. In addition, TVP must pay a total of PLN 200,000 in damages. “This is yet another win in our litigation for infringement of our personal rights. The […]

An unprecedented penalty for TVP Channel. They have no choice but to pay hundreds of thousands of zlotys.

An unprecedented penalty for TVP Channel. They have no choice but to pay hundreds of thousands of zlotys.

03.07.2023

Lyudmyla Kozlovska has announced the surprising piece of information. The court has issueda decision in the case involving the Open Dialogue Foundation, which brought a lawsuitagainst Polish Television [i.e. TVP]. The justice finally prevailed, after four years of courtproceedings. TVP will have to apologize to the plaintiff, but this is not the end of the […]

TVP lost in court. Polish Public TV must apologise to the Open Dialogue Foundation in “Wiadomości”. Compensation for damages has also been awarded.

TVP lost in court. Polish Public TV must apologise to the Open Dialogue Foundation in “Wiadomości”. Compensation for damages has also been awarded.

03.07.2023

The District Court in Warsaw ruled that TVP must apologise to the Open Dialogue Foundation for years of manipulation and dissemination of lies about them. The sum of PLN 200,000 was awarded as compensation, as well as the publication of an apology on the broadcaster’s website and in its main news programme “Wiadomości”. The verdict […]

Punishing Philanthropy in Poland: Case of Przemysław Krych

Punishing Philanthropy in Poland: Case of Przemysław Krych

09.06.2023

This case study is an extended and updated description of the case of Przemysław Krych, which was originally included in the “Entrepreneurs and Executives” section of the report “Polish Public Prosecutor’s Office: Selected Cases of Malicious Prosecution and Dereliction of Duties since 2015”, published by the Open Dialogue Foundation and the “Themis” Association of Judges in February 2022.

Statutory Lawlessness and Civil Disobedience: Let’s Stop Playing in PiS’ Shadow Theatre!

Statutory Lawlessness and Civil Disobedience: Let’s Stop Playing in PiS’ Shadow Theatre!

06.06.2023

The bandit rule of the Law and Justice Party (PiS) must be firmly disobeyed. We must face them head-on and be ready for the consequences, whatever they may be. Bartosz Kramek is the Chairman of the Board of the Open Dialogue Foundation. The law on the commission to investigate Russian influences, known as ‘lex Tusk’, […]

The Hotel scandal. Why did the deputy Minister of the Interior and Administration order a search of Bartosz Kramek’s room? “He brazenly used the services”

The Hotel scandal. Why did the deputy Minister of the Interior and Administration order a search of Bartosz Kramek’s room? “He brazenly used the services”

26.05.2023

According to Robert Ziółkowski, former Security Manager and former PiS activist, Deputy Minister of the Interior and Administration Maciej Wąsik allegedly ordered the Internal Security Agency (ISA) to conduct surveillance on the President of the Open Dialogue Foundation Bartosz Kramek in order to gain an advantage in a civil case pending between them. “When the […]

Bartosz Kramek is seeking an apology and a compensation of PLN 1 million for being invigilated at hotels

Bartosz Kramek is seeking an apology and a compensation of PLN 1 million for being invigilated at hotels

23.05.2023

“You will be contacted by someone from the Internal Security Agency. I would like to make a huge request of you. Do what I ask of you.” – according to the Polish Hotel Holding’s former Security Manager, these were the words used by the Deputy Minister for Interior, Maciej Wąsik, to encourage him to move […]

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