Human Rights to be a Referendum Issue, While Ombudsman Keeps Silent

Ljubljana, 22 May - The issue of a referendum on changes to the infertility act which are to allow in-vitro fertilization to single unmarried women has faced with silence of senior officials in the parliament, the state and government, and particularly the silence of the ombudsman, was said by Tatjana Greif at a public debate on the issue organised on Tuesday by The Office for Interventions (UZI), an informal association gathering various independent groups, which has recently stressed that the referendum would "abuse a democratic procedure for the purpose of encroaching upon basic human rights".

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