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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 […]
31/12/2018

Happy holidays and 2019!

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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
02/07/2018

1/7/2018 Gorjanc Prelević: Urgently elect four members of the Judicial Council

(HRA executive director Tea Gorjanc Prelević’s interview by MINA news agency, 1/7/2018) The finally adopted legal solution on the Judicial Council, based on the recommendation of […]
27/06/2018

25/6/2018 AT CONCLUSION OF THE PUBLIC DEBATE ON THE DRAFT LAW ON THE SAME SEX LIFE PARTNERSHIP

Human Rights Action (HRA) supports the adoption of the Law on Same Sex Life Partnership in Montenegro and at the same time laments that Montenegro will […]