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05/03/2019

4/3/2019 First instance judgment – Goran Đurović illegally dismissed of membership in the Council of Radio Television of Montenegro

The Basic Court in Podgorica, by judge Radovan Vlaović, found that the Montenegrin Parliament illegally dismissed NGO representative Goran Đurovic of membership in the Council of […]
20/02/2019

21/2/2019 On the occasion of the public debate on the Draft amendments to the Law on National Service Broadcaster Radio and Television of Montenegro (RTCG)

The NGO Human Rights Action (HRA) believes that the Draft amendments to the Law on National Service Broadcaster of the RTCG propose to seize RTCG’s independence, not […]
13/02/2019

13/2/2019 On the occasion of the public debate on the Draft of the Media Act

Human Rights Action (HRA) has submitted to the Ministry of Culture proposals of 11 amendments to the Draft Media Act. Amendments concern more detailed protection of […]
14/01/2019

13/1/2019 The case of violation of the right to peaceful assembly of the LGBT community in Nikšić – re-trial on established violation of rights is not effective protection

Following the Constitutional Court’s ruling from September 2018 that banning the gathering of the LGBT community in Nikšić in 2015 violated the right to peaceful assembly of […]
13/12/2018

12/12/2018 The Constitutional Court of Montenegro should not avoid urgently deciding on MPs constitutional appeals

The Constitutional Court has initiated the procedure for assessment of constitutionality of the provision of the Criminal Procedure Code Art. 119, paragraph 2, i.e. the provision […]
11/12/2018

10/12/2018 INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS DAY

Montenegro welcomed the International Human Rights Day with some progress in the field of protection of the rights of sexual minorities and positive examples in the work of the […]
05/12/2018

5/12/2018 MONTENEGRO: UNLAWFUL DEPRIVATION OF LIBERTY OF MEMBER OF PARLIAMENT

Human Rights Action (HRA) warns that a Member of Parliament of Montenegro, Mr. Nebojša Medojević, has been unlawfully imprisoned and that both his and MP Milan […]
21/11/2018

European Court of Human Rights and Freedom of Expression: Thematic Overview of Judgments on Freedom of Expression

European Court of Human Rights and Freedom of Expression: Thematic Overview of Judgments on Freedom of Expression
02/11/2018

1/11/2018 On the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists

Montenegro is still under the shadow of unresolved murders and attempted murders, physical assaults, threats and attacks on media property. Human Rights Action (HRA) urges all […]
30/10/2018

29/10/2018 CONSTITUTIONAL COURT OF MONTENEGRO QUASHES BAN OF GAY PRIDE IN NIKŠIĆ

In a landmark decision, the Constitutional Court of Montenegro found that by upholding the ban of gay pride march in Nikšić, the second largest city in Montenegro, […]
09/10/2018

8/10/2018 Penalising the refusal to stand for the national anthem breaches freedom of expression

The Government of Montenegro has become the first in the region by proposing to punish citizens, as well as foreigners, who fail to stand during the […]
10/07/2018

10/7/2018 APPEAL COURT INCREASES DAMAGES AWARD TO JOURNALIST FOLLOWING FAILURE OF MONTENEGRIN AUTHORITIES TO INVESTIGATE ATTACKS AGAINST HIM

On 6 July 2018 the Higher Court in Podgorica handed down a judgment increasing an award of damages made by the Basic Court of Podgorica against […]