born in Ljubljana in 1950, he studied Economics. In the 1980s he joined the Yugoslavian opposition movement. In the new Slovenian state, Omerza was elected to Parliament and was deputy mayor of Ljubljana for a period of time. His book »Edvard Kocbek – osebni dosje št. 584« (»Edvard Kocbek, Personal File No. 584«) deals with years of surveillance that one of Slovenia’s most prominent intellectuals and poets was subjected to and unmasks the workings of the Yugoslav totalitarian system and especially their secret secret police.