The act of mass tapping is a violation of human rights of the highest degree and absolute abuse of the possibility of interception of communications, which threatens the rule of law in the country, said the Helsinki Committee in its annual report. In the report, Helsinki Committee also addresses the student and professorial plenum and the changes in the law for freelancers.

“Namely, unauthorized wiretapping violated Article 18 of the Constitution, according to which, security and confidentiality of personal data is guaranteed, Article 25 of the Constitution, according to which, every citizen is guaranteed the respect and protection of the privacy of his personal and family life, dignity and reputation,” reads the report of the Helsinki Committee.

In terms of the persistence of the “Student plenum”, supported by “Professorial plenum” and declaring autonomous zone across the faculties, the Helsinki Committee notes that through this way of practicing direct democracy within the University and, above all, the defense of the autonomy of higher education institutions, plenum showed that young people possess the political maturity to engage in decision-making processes of public interest.

In terms of the contributions of fees, Helsinki Committee notes that civil initiative against payment of fees contributions made by representatives of independent trade unions, in a so-called Syndication Charter, civil society organizations and individuals, used the right of access to public information and submitted 134 questionnaires with different number of questions to the Ministry of Labor and Social Policy for uncertainties associated with changes related to the adopted payment of contributions of fees.