Press releases – Freedom of expression

28/07/2020

Lawyer Marković’s comments represent hate speech and threats towards the LGBT community

The Coalition “Together for LGBT Rights”, which member is Human Rights Action (HRA), most decidedly condemns hate speech directed to the LGBTIQ community and our allies […]
19/07/2020

REPORT: Monitoring Freedom of Expression & the Right to Privacy during COVID-19 Outbreak

Human Rights Action (HRA) has published a report “Monitoring Freedom of Expression & the Right to Privacy during the COVID-19 Outbreak” which analyses four cases involving […]
08/07/2020

VIDEO „Right to Privacy“

The video clip “The right to privacy’’ was created within the project “Monitoring Application of Human Rights Standards during COVID-19 Outbreak’’ which Human Rights Action (HRA) […]
06/05/2020

PROTEST DUE TO SUFFOCATION OF SATIRE AND ARREST OF A SATIRIST

Human Rights Action (HRA) strongly condemns filing of a criminal complaint, arrest and detention of Velimir Čabarkapa (29) from Pljevlja due to satirical treatment of the […]
10/04/2020

By abusing Criminal law, the state violates the freedom of expression

The Human Rights Action protests against the arrest of Radovan Rakočević from Bijelo Polje, which took place due to his sharing of an article from the […]
31/01/2018

31/1/2018 DJUROVIC CASE: BASIC COURT IN PODGORICA TO DECIDE URGENTLY ON INJUNCTION REQUEST

Lawyer Dalibor Tomovic, representing Goran Djurovic in the lawsuit against the Parliament of Montenegro due to Djurovic’s illegal dismissal as a member of the Montenegrin National […]
31/01/2018

31/1/2018 UPON THE LAST DECISION OF THE CONSTITUTIONAL COURT IN THE VUKČEVIĆ TORTURE CASE (“JEWELLERS’ STREET”)

“The decision of the Constitutional Court not to insist with the Government to identify state officers who participated in torture of citizens is disappointing”, stated the […]
17/01/2018

17/1/2018 LAWSUIT FOR ANNULMENT OF PARLIAMENT’S DECISION DISMISSING NGO REPRESENTATIVE GORAN DJUROVIC FROM THE COUNCIL OF THE NATIONAL RADIO AND TELEVISION AND THE REQUEST TO THE PARLIAMENT TO DELAY EXECUTION OF THE DECISION

Yesterday, on 16 January 2018, Human Rights Action (HRA) filed a lawsuit with the Administrative Court of Montenegro for the annulment of the final decision of the […]
23/12/2017

28/12/2017 IN DANGER: INDEPENDENCE OF RADIO AND TELEVISION OF MONTENEGRO (RTCG), FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION AND LEGAL ORDER; BY: PROPOSAL FOR DISMISSAL OF A MEMBER OF THE COUNCIL OF RTCG

Human Rights Action (HRA) condemns the proposal of the Administrative Committee of the Parliament of Montenegro for dismissal of a member of the Council of Radio-Television […]
30/11/2017

30/11/2017 CONSTITUTIONAL COURT OF MONTENEGRO FINDS FAILURE TO INVESTIGATE VIOLENT ATTACK TO BE A VIOLATION OF JOURNALIST’S RIGHT TO LIFE

Human Rights Action (HRA) and Media Legal Defence Initiative (MLDI) welcome the decision of the Constitutional Court of Montenegro, supported by all seven judges, which found […]
20/11/2017

19/11/2017 STATE PROSECUTOR TO INVESTIGATE VEHICLE ARSON TARGETING JOURNALIST MIROSLAV DROBNJAK

Human Rights Action (HRA) calls on the state prosecution of Montenegro to provide an effective investigation of attack on the property of journalist Miroslav Drobnjak, by […]
17/11/2017

16/11/2017 COUNCIL OF THE CONSTITUTIONAL COURT OF MONTENEGRO FAILED TO ADOPT THE COMPLAINT OF JOURNALIST TUFIK SOFTIĆ FOR UNKNOWN REASONS -THE SESSION OF ALL JUDGES WILL DECIDE

Council members of the Constitutional Court of Montenegro today, for unknown reasons, voted against the proposal of Judge Rapporteur Miodrag Iličkovic for adoption of the constitutional […]