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Documentarian refused entry to Polish Parliament, HFHR brings case to ECtHR

♦ The HFHR and lawyers of Leśnodorski, Ślusarek i Wspólnicy have drafted an application to the European Court of Human Rights on behalf of Konrad Szołajski, a filmmaker who was denied entry to the Parliament. Mr Szołajski wanted to film the parliamentary grounds and use the recordings in a documentary he was working on at […]

HFHR reviews citizen-sponsored proposal to amend Criminal Code

Insufficient adherence to international standards, unjustified interference in freedom of expression and violation of the principle that criminal law must be a measure of last resort – these are the key criticisms made by the Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights against a citizen-sponsored legislative proposal to amend the Criminal Code in the legal opinion reviewing […]

Civil society coalition denounces attack on the Bulgarian Helsinki Committee

♦ Members of the Civic Solidarity Platform (CSP) issued a statement in which, the coalition condemns the recent attack on the Bulgarian Helsinki Committee and express’ support nad solidarity with the BHC. ♦ Moreover, HFHR has submitted a letter to the Ambassador of the Republic of Bulgaria to Poland, in which HFHR calls on Bulgarian […]


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