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23/12/2019

ADMINISTRATIVE COURT REFUSED TO ANNUL THE ELECTION OF JUDGES FROM JUNE 2018

The Administrative Court of Montenegro dismissed the lawsuit filed by Ivan Vukićević, an adviser at the Basic Court in Podgorica, challenging the legality of the Judicial […]
16/12/2019

MONTENEGRIN GOVERNMENT SHOULD SEEK OPINION OF INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS ON THE PUNISHMENT FOR NOT HONORING NATIONAL ANTHEM

The Government of Montenegro has proposed again the introduction of punishment for not honoring the national anthem in the Law on Public Order and Peace. The […]
11/12/2019

STATE PROSECUTORS OFFICE DARES NOT ACT AGAINST JUDICIAL COUNCIL – THE ONLY POSSIBLE CONCLUSION FOLLOWING UNREASONED DISMISSAL BY THE SPECIAL AND SUPREME STATE PROSECUTORS OF THE CRIMINAL COMPLAINT FILED BY NGOS

Non-governmental organizations Human Rights Action (HRA), Network for the Affirmation of the NGO Sector (MANS) and Institute Alternative (IA) submitted a criminal charge on 13 September 2019 […]
28/10/2019

Special State Prosecutor Rutović rejects criminal charge against Judicial Council

The Special State Prosecutor, Mr. Veljko Rutović, rejected the criminal charge submitted by the three non-governmental organisations the Human Rights Action (HRA), Network for the Affirmation […]
25/09/2019

Activist’s Goran Djurovic’s new trial against the Parliament of Montenegro

Tomorrow, on 26 September 2019 at 8:45 a.m., before the Basic Court in Podgorica (Judge Radovan Vlaović), a new first-instance proceeding will begin in the lawsuit […]
13/09/2019

HRA meeting with PACE rapporteurs

The rapporteurs of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PSSE/PACE) Mr. Ionut Stroe and Mr. Anne Mulder discussed judicial independence in Montenegro with Tea […]
11/09/2019

GOVERNMENT TO ENGAGE FOREIGN EXPERTS TO IDENTIFY OMISSIONS IN INVESTIGATIONS OF ATTACKS ON JOURNALISTS  

At the round table discussion entitled “Freedom of the media and the media environment in Montenegro” held on 10 September 2019, Deputy Prime Minister Zoran Pažin […]
30/08/2019

THE AGENCY FOR THE PREVENTION OF CORRUPTION PROTECTS CONFLICT OF INTEREST INSTEAD OF PROSECUTING IT

On 9 August 2019 four NGOs – the Human Rights Action (HRA), Network for the Affirmation of the NGO Sector (MANS), Alternative Institute (IA) and Centre […]
31/07/2019

NGO initiative to the President of Montenegro regarding Ombudsman

Montenegro does not have an Ombudsman at present, since the former one, Mr. Šućko Baković, retired over a month ago. On 31 July 2019, 21 NGOs […]
17/07/2019

THIRD ELECTION OF VESNA MEDENICA AS PRESIDENT OF THE SUPREME COURT OF MONTENEGRO GROSSLY VIOLATES CONSTITUTION

By electing Ms. Vesna Medenica for the third time as President of the Supreme Court of Montenegro, the Judicial Council grossly violated the Constitution, which prohibits […]
31/12/2018

Happy holidays and 2019!

11/09/2018

11/9/2018 Memorial Initiative for victims of 1992 deportation war crime

NGOs Human Rights Action (HRA), Center for Civic Education (CCE) and Center for Women and Peace Education (ANIMA) submitted today to the Prime Minister and ministers […]