Dr Adam Bodnar is vice-president of the Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights in Poland. He received his PhD in law from the University of Warsaw in 2006. He is an associate professor in the Faculty of Law and Administration of the University of Warsaw. He was also a visiting professor in Central European University in Budapest. Adam Bodnar is the author of several scholarly publications and regularly contributes to the Polish and international press. He is mostly interested in protection of fundamental rights, jurisprudence of the European Court of Human Rights and European Court of Justice, EU citizenship, and role of NGOs in pursuing public interest and freedom of speech.