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22/12/2023

THE ASSEMBLY OF MONTENEGRO SHOULD TREAT ALL CIVIL VICTIMS OF WAR EQUALLY

The Human Rights Action and the Association “Štrpci – Against Forgetting” are appealing to the members of the National Assembly of Montenegro to submit, at today’s […]
10/12/2023

INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS DAY IN MONTENEGRO – 10 DECEMBER 2023

About the World The world is welcoming the International Human Rights Day with 32 armed conflicts. The bloodiest among them is the war between Israel and […]
06/12/2023

32 YEARS SINCE THE JNA AGGRESSION ON THE DUBROVNIK AREA AND THE SHELLING OF THE OLD TOWN

Human Rights Action (HRA), Centre for Civic Education (CCE), and Documenta – Centre for Dealing with the Past remind that on this day 32 years ago, […]
03/12/2023

HRA’s Report “Liability for the Violation of Health Measures during the COVID-19 Epidemic in Montenegro”

On Friday, 1 December 2023, Human Rights Action (HRA) presented the draft version of its report entitled “Liability for the Violation of Health Measures during the […]
28/11/2023

APPEAL 19 NGOs: Urgent and decisive action required against threats due to freedom of expression

We demand from the State Prosecutor’s Office, the Police Directorate and the competent courts to urgently investigate, process and adequately punish in criminal proceedings the direct […]
27/11/2023

Human Rights Action on the Prosecutorial Council’s conclusions from the 21st session concerning the investigation into the murder of Duško Jovanović: The new Government should engage a foreign expert to review the investigation, while the Council should insist on verifying the legality of the work of competent prosecutors

The Human Rights Action (HRA) welcomes the decision of the Prosecutorial Council to verify whether, in the investigation of the murder of Duško Jovanović, the state […]
10/11/2023

HRA is Asking the New Minister of the Interior for Zero Tolerance for Torture

The Human Rights Action (HRA) supports the European Commission’s (EC) recommendation which says that Montenegro must step up its efforts to conduct effective investigations of police […]
09/11/2023

REVIEW OF THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION’S REPORT ON MONTENEGRO FOR THE YEAR 2023 – SUBJECT: JUSTICE

The Human Rights Action (HRA) finds that the report of the European Commission (EC) comprehensively, precisely and objectively presented the situation in the judiciary as a […]
08/11/2023

REVIEW OF THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION’S REPORT ON MONTENEGRO 2023 – SUBJECT: WAR CRIMES

The Human Rights Action (HRA) supports the assessment of the European Commission (EC) that Montenegro must improve its approach to the investigation and prosecution of war […]
27/10/2023

THE CONSTITUTIONAL COURT OF MONTENEGRO UNJUSTIFIEDLY ABOLISHED THE RIGHT OF WOMEN TO MORE FAVOURABLE REQUIREMENTS FOR RETIREMENT

The Human Rights Action and the Centre for Women’s Rights are protesting the decision of the Constitutional Court of Montenegro to abolish the right of women […]
23/10/2023

HRA APPEAL: URGENTLY RECUSE PROSECUTOR MAJA KNEŽEVIĆ, WHOSE DECISION DISMISSING THE CRIMINAL CHARGES OF POLICE TORTURE HAS BEEN REVERSED FOUR TIMES

For the fourth time, the High State Prosecutor’s Office approved the complaint of Jovan Grujičić and reversed the decision of state prosecutor Maja Knežević to dismiss […]
17/10/2023

International Day for the Eradication of Poverty: Montenegro is not even close to fulfilling the 2014 recommendations of the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights aimed at combating poverty

Montenegro has been three years late in submitting its report to the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, so to date there is no […]