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26/09/2022

CRIMINAL REPORT REGARDING THE TORTURE OF JOVAN GRUJIČIĆ WAS REJECTED ONCE AGAIN – HUMAN RIGHTS ACTION PROPOSES THAT THE SUPREME STATE PROSECUTOR’S OFFICE TAKE OVER THE CASE

The organisation Human Rights Action (HRA) hereby protests the decision of the Basic State Prosecutor in Podgorica, Maja Knežević, to reject, for the second time, the […]
23/09/2022

PROTEST AGAINST FAILURE TO ELECT MEMBERS OF THE JUDICIAL COUNCIL, THE LAW ON THE ASSEMBLY SHOULD ENSURE THE RESPONSIBILITY OF PEOPLE’S DEPUTIES

We hereby express our great disappointment over the fact that the Assembly of Montenegro failed to elect any of the four new members of the Judicial […]
19/09/2022

URGENTLY ELECT JUDGES OF THE CONSTITUTIONAL COURT – THE BLOCKADE PREVENTS THE PROTECTION OF ELECTORAL RIGHTS AND OTHER HUMAN RIGHTS

The Human Rights Action calls on the Constitutional Committee to urgently conduct interviews and propose to the Parliament candidates for judges of the Constitutional Court, who […]
18/09/2022

REACTION OF THE ORGANISATION HUMAN RIGHTS ACTION TO THE ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE ASSOCIATION OF JUDGES: COMMENTING ON FIRST-INSTANCE JUDGMENTS AND OTHER DECISIONS OF JUDICIAL AUTHORITIES IS A HUMAN RIGHT, NOT AN “EXTREMELY NEGATIVE PRACTICE”

The organisation Human Rights Action (HRA) hereby expresses a protest against the position of the Association of Judges of Montenegro which “considers commenting on court decisions […]
16/09/2022

POLITICIANS SHOULD BE PUNISHED FOR HATE SPEECH

At the seminar entitled “Hate Speech and Freedom of Expression – International Standards and Practice” and organised by the organisation Human Rights Action (HRA), it was […]
07/09/2022

WAR CRIME TRIAL POSTPONED FOR THE SECOND TIME

The beginning of the trial of Slobodan Peković, born Ćurčić, accused of committing a war crime against civilians in Foča, has been postponed for the second […]
06/09/2022

HRA ON REFORMING CRIMINAL PROCEDURE CODE AND CRIMINAL CODE OF MONTENEGRO

HRA appealed to the Minister of Justice, Marko Kovač, on 29 July, to extend public debates on systemic laws, very important for human rights, the Criminal […]
02/09/2022

STATE BODIES TO URGENTLY AND RESOLUTLY INVESTIGATE AND PUNISH DEATH THREATS FOR EXPRESSING OPINION

Human Rights Action yesterday appealed to acting Supreme State Prosecutor Maja Jovanović, Minister of Internal Affairs Filip Adžić and Director of the Police Administration Zoran Brđanin, […]
05/08/2022

LAWSUITS AGAINST A SMEAR CAMPAIGN

The executive director of Human Rights Action (HRA), Tea Gorjanc Prelević, was the target of a coordinated and primitive smearing campaign by the tabloid Informer in […]
03/08/2022

HUMAN RIGHTS ACTION’S COMMENT ON THE REFUSAL OF THE PRIME MINISTER’S CABINET TO AMEND THE PROVISIONS OF THE BASIC AGREEMENT

The Cabinet of the Prime Minister of Montenegro (hereinafter referred to as: “the Cabinet”) has publicly announced that all the remarks submitted regarding the draft version […]
26/07/2022

HUMAN RIGHTS ACTION DELIVERED PROPOSALS FOR AMENDING THE PROVISIONS OF THE BASIC AGREEMENT OF MONTENEGRO WITH THE SERBIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH TO THE PRESIDENT OF MONTENEGRO AND PRIME MINISTER 

In order to contribute to the conclusion of the Agreement between Montenegro and the Serbian Orthodox Church (SOC), which would be harmonized with the legal order […]
23/07/2022

Reaction to the repeated public misogyny of attorney Velibor Marković

The Coalition for the Rights of LGBTIQ+ Persons ‘EQUALLY – RAVNOPRAVNO’ calls on Prime Minister Dritan Abazović to immediately exclude attorney Velibor Marković from the Commission […]