04/04/2023

A DISSOLVED ASSEMBLY CAN PERFORM ONLY CURRENT AND URGENT TASKS

As the President of the State has issued the decree on its dissolution, the Parliament of Montenegro no longer has full jurisdiction and can only perform […]
30/03/2023

OMBUDSMAN TO REACT: MINISTER VIOLATES THE LAW AND INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS STANDARD BY REFUSING TO SUSPEND POLICE INSPECTORS ACCUSED OF TORTURE

Yesterday, the Human Rights Action (HRA) submitted a letter to the Ombudsman, Siniša Bjeković, in which it asked him to warn the Minister of the Interior, […]
28/03/2023

THE DECISION OF PROSECUTOR MAJA KNEZEVIĆ TO DISMISS GRUJIČIĆ’S CRIMINAL REPORT AGAINST POLICE INSPECTORS AND THEIR CHIEFS WAS ABOLISHED FOR THE THIRD TIME

High state prosecutor Željko Tomković has assessed that the third decision of state prosecutor Maja Knežević from the Basic State Prosecutor’s Office in Podgorica to dismiss […]
27/03/2023

LETTER TO THE PRIME MINISTER: MINISTER ADŽIĆ SHOULD SUSPEND THOSE ACCUSED OF TORTURE

Today, the Executive Director of the Human Rights Action (HRA) Tea Gorjanc Prelević demanded from the Prime Minister in the technical Government, Dritan Abazović, to ensure […]
24/03/2023

THE STATE PROSECUTOR’S OFFICE WAS AWARE OF SERIOUS CASES OF POLICE TORTURE, BUT FAILED TO REACT ADEQUATELY

Regarding the photographs depicting ill-treatment of victims of police torture, which were exchanged in encrypted communication among members of the Department for Special Operational Support of […]
15/03/2023

IMPUNITY FOR POLICE BRUTALITY IS UNDERMINING THE RULE OF LAW – STATEMENT ON THE OCCASION OF THE INTERNATIONAL DAY AGAINST POLICE BRUTALITY

On the occasion of the International Day against Police Brutality, the Human Rights Action would like to point out that this phenomenon is still insufficiently suppressed […]
08/03/2023

Complaint filed to Montenegrin Ombudsman against the Ministry of Health because of discrimination against LGBTQ persons

Twenty members of the coalition “Equality” submitted a complaint to the Ombudsman for Human Rights and Freedoms of Montenegro against the Ministry of Health regarding regulations […]
07/03/2023

TV APPEARANCES INSTEAD OF SUSPENSION DUE TO TORTURE

In a letter to the Minister of the Interior Filip Adzić, and the Director of Police Administration Zoran Brdjanin, the Executive Director of the NGO Human […]
06/03/2023

Our children should not have to live in fear of violence

The Parents Association and the Human Rights Action are calling on the authorities to conduct an urgent and thorough investigation and appropriately sanction all who participated […]
06/03/2023

HRA’S APPEAL: AFTER MORE THAN TWO DECADES, THE GOVERNMENT AND THE MINISTRY OF JUSTICE NEED TO ESTABLISH JUDICIAL POLICE IN MONTENEGRO

The Human Rights Action (HRA) supports today’s protest in front of the Basic Court in Podgorica, which was organised by employees of judicial institutions because of […]
28/02/2023

FOR AN EFFECTIVE CONSTITUTIONAL COURT, IT IS NECESSARY TO ELECT THE FOURTH CANDIDATE

The Parliament of Montenegro had an obligation to elect the fourth candidate for judge of the Constitutional Court, as this would ensure that this Court had […]
27/02/2023

Expert opinion: The proposed “anti-mafia” law is not in line with the European human rights standards

The Human Rights Action (HRA) once again appealed to the Parliament of Montenegro and the Montenegrin Government to abandon the adoption of the Draft Law on […]