Between Scylla and Charybdis

Between Scylla and Charybdis

Between Scylla and Charybdis: the link between the rule of law in Poland and Project 2025 in the United States 1.From Poland to the United States : the Travel Bug of the rule of law and its abuse  October 2023 hosted the parliamentary elections in Poland which constituted a political turning point. With the Law […]

Public hearing of candidates for the National Public Prosecutor [summary]

Public hearing of candidates for the National Public Prosecutor [summary]

On 21 February this year, the first-ever civic hearing of the candidates for National Public Prosecutor was held. It was organised by Democracy Action (Akcja Demokracja), the Open Dialogue Foundation, the “Defensor Iuris” Bar Association (Stowarzyszenie Adwokackie Defensor Iuris), Władysław Bartoszewski’s Skwer Association, and Video-KOD. The purpose of the hearing was to: rebuild citizens’ trust […]

Summary of the first-ever public hearing of the National Public Prosecutor candidates

Summary of the first-ever public hearing of the National Public Prosecutor candidates

On 21 February this year, the first-ever civic hearing of the candidates for National Public Prosecutor was held. It was organised by Democracy Action (Akcja Demokracja), the Open Dialogue Foundation, the “Defensor Iuris” Bar Association (Stowarzyszenie Adwokackie Defensor Iuris), Władysław Bartoszewski’s Skwer Association, and Video-KOD. The purpose of the hearing was to: rebuild citizens’ trust […]

Turning To Face Citizens:  Public Hearing of Public National Prosecutor Candidates

Turning To Face Citizens: Public Hearing of Public National Prosecutor Candidates

A civic hearing of the candidates for the office of the National Public Prosecutor was held on 21 February 2024. It was organised by Democracy Action (Akcja Demokracja), the Open Dialogue Foundation, the “Defensor Iuris” Bar Association (Stowarzyszenie Adwokackie Defensor Iuris), Władysław Bartoszewski’s Skwer Association, and Video-KOD. The purpose of the hearing was to: rebuild […]

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

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

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’

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”

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 […]

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

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

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

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

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

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”

 “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

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 […]

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