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16/09/2019

HIGH COURT IN PODGORICA ABOLISHES JUDGMENT IN FAVOR OF GORAN DJUROVIĆ WITH REFERENCE TO DISPUTED GENERAL POSITION OF SUPREME COURT

The High Court in Podgorica abolished the first instance judgment by which the Basic Court in Podgorica upheld the lawsuit of Goran Djurovic, a dismissed civil […]
13/09/2019

CRIMINAL CHARGE AGAINST THE JUDICIAL COUNCIL

Three non-governmental organisations the Human Rights Action (HRA), Network for the Affirmation of the NGO Sector (MANS) and Institute Alternative (IA) submitted a criminal charge against […]
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 […]
01/08/2019

HRA on Parliament’s refusal to adopt a Law Same Sex Life Partnership

The Human Rights Action (HRA) is deeply dissapointed with the Parliment of Montenegro’s failiure to adopt the Law on Same Sex Life Partnership yesterday. In Montenegro, […]
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 […]
12/07/2019

The Petition “Our money, their flats and slush funds” stopped in its tracks – the Government of Montenegro puts private interests ahead of the interest of the public to know

The Government of Montenegro Ministry of Public Administration (MPA) did not approve the launch of the e-petition of ten NGOs asking the Government to publish, at […]
10/07/2019

HRA letter of protest sent to the Judicial Council of Montenegro

NGO Human Rights Action (HRA) today sent a letter to the President of the Judicial Council of Montenegro, Mr. Mladen Vukčević, regarding the interview of the […]
01/07/2019

Conclusions and recommendations of the report “Appointment and Promotion of Judges and Prosecutors in Montenegro (2016-2019)“

Conclusions and recommendations of the HRA report “Appointment and Promotion of Judges and Prosecutors in Montenegro (2016-2019)“ are available here.
24/06/2019

19/6/2019 APPOINTMENT OF COURT PRESIDENTS AND APPLICATION OF THE CONSTITUTION AND THE LAW ON THE JUDICIAL COUNCIL AND JUDGES OF MONTENEGRO

Vesna Rakić Vodinelić, LL.D. Professor of Law, retired   APPOINTMENT OF COURT PRESIDENTS AND APPLICATION OF THE CONSTITUTION AND THE LAW ON THE JUDICIAL COUNCIL AND […]