Since the declaration of the state of emergency, declared due to the corona virus epidemic, the Institution of the Protector of Citizens monitors how human rights are observed amid this situation of emergency.

In accordance with the above, the mobile team of the Institution of the Protector of Citizens, formed of representatives of Emergency Response Department, the Sector for the Rights of Persons Deprived of Liberty and the National Preventive Mechanism (NPM), monitors daily the human rights situation on field.

The field team works intensively round-the-clock amid the state of emergency. The expert field team within the Protector of Citizens is focused on launching own initiative investigations - in those situations where they learn that citizens’ rights might be jeopardized in the state of emergency.