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05/11/2019

BASIC COURT IN PODGORICA REJECTS JURISDICTION IN THE CASE OF CIVIL SOCIETY ACTIVIST GORAN DJUROVIC AGAINST MONTENEGRIN PARLIAMENT

Judge of the Basic Court in Podgorica, Radovan Vlaović, dismissed Goran Djurovic’s lawsuit against the Montenegrin Parliament for lack of jurisdiction in the second trial. Judge […]
04/11/2019

Government to Urgently Form a Working Group to Draft Law on Rehabilitation and Compensation of Victims of Political Persecution

On 13 September 2019, Human Rights Action (HRA) submitted to the Prime Minister of Montenegro, Mr. Duško Marković, an initiative for the adoption of a Law […]
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 […]
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 […]