CASE OF HAŠČÁK v. SLOVAKIA – 58359/12 and 2 others. The three applications originate from various facts linked to a surveillance operation carried out in 2005 and 2006 by the Slovak Intelligence Service (“the SIS”)

In 2011 the existence of that operation became publicly known by its codename of “Gorilla”. The general context of the case, both at the national level and before the Court, is described in the Court’s judgment