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HFHR intervenes on behalf of inmate of Gostynin psychiatric facility

The Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights has sent an intervention letter to the head of the National Centre for the Prevention of Dissocial Behaviours (NCPDB) asking for information on the actions taken by the Centre administrators to ensure the safety of a woman involuntarily placed in this facility. The letter was inspired by the article […]

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 […]


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