Information watchdog, ombudsman say govt proposal entails Slovenia becoming police state

Ljubljana, 30 March - The Information Commissioner and the Human Rights Ombudsman have warned against giving police sweeping powers to control the movement of individuals as the government tries to contain the coronavirus epidemic. Both institutions say two articles from the new umbrella bill violate basic constitutional rights.

Information Commissioner Mojca Prelesnik.
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