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12/10/2023

THERE IS A NEED TO URGENTLY SOLVE THE PROBLEM OF THE INSUFFICIENT NUMBER OF JUDGES

The Human Rights Action (HRA) appealed to the Judicial Council today to urgently take additional measures to solve the problem of still-vacant judicial positions. We believe […]
11/10/2023

THE MARKO BOLJEVIĆ TORTURE TRIAL CONTINUES: WAS THE BLACK ‘OPEL ASTRA’ VEHICLE, USED BY THE DEFENDANTS, ASSIGNED TO MILOŠ VUČINIĆ?

The trial of five police inspectors – Danilo Grbović, Dalibor Ljekočević, Bojan Vujačić, Ivan Peruničić and Nemanja Vujošević, accused of extorting a statement from Marko Boljević […]
29/09/2023

IN MEMORIAM: VLADIMIR BAROVIĆ, THE ADMIRAL WHO DEFENDED HONOUR WITH HIS LIFE

We are taking this opportunity to remember the Admiral of the Yugoslav People’s Army (JNA), Vladimir Barović, who took his own life on 29 September 1991 […]
27/09/2023

INEFFECTIVE INVESTIGATION ALERT: Complaint against competent police officers dismissed for the fourth time in the case of Jovan Grujičić’s police torture

The Human Rights Action (HRA) strongly protests against the decision of the basic state prosecutor in Podgorica, Maja Knežević, to dismiss for the fourth time the […]
12/09/2023

Protest by 21 NGOs against the decision of the Government of Montenegro to support Saudi Arabia for the organization of the world exhibition EXPO 2030

We express a strong protest against Government’s decision to support Saudi Arabia instead of Italy for the organization of the world exhibition EXPO 2030, as announced in […]
07/09/2023

LAW SHOULD APPLY EQUALLY TO VICTIMS OF MURINO AND OTHERS: PRESCRIBE THE STATUS OF CIVILIAN VICTIM OF WAR

Today, the Human Rights Action (HRA) informed the President of Montenegro, Jakov Milatović, about the discriminatory nature of the Draft Law on Amendments and Supplements to […]
07/09/2023

THERE ARE 36 VACANCIES IN THE COURTS, YET 11 NEW JUDGES ARE BEING KEPT ON HOLD: JUDICIAL COUNCIL STILL WITHOUT ANSWER

Despite HRA’s appeals from July and the fact that there are as many as 36 vacant judge positions in the basic courts in Montenegro, for almost […]
07/09/2023

MARKO BOLJEVIĆ’S TORTURE TRIAL CONTINUES: WILL THE FINDINGS OF FOREIGN EXPERTS ALSO BE USED AS EVIDENCE?

The trial of five police inspectors, who were accused of extorting testimony from Marko Boljević on 25 May 2020 by using severe violence in the investigation […]
30/08/2023

For the first time with the President of Montenegro about the deportation of refugees

During today’s meeting with the President of Montenegro, Jakov Milatović, representatives of non-governmental organizations – Human Rights Action (HRA) Tea Gorjanc Prelević, Centre for Civic Education (CCE) Daliborka Uljarević and Tamara […]
25/07/2023

THE JUDICIAL COUNCIL IS IGNORING 35 VACANT JUDGES’ POSITIONS IN THE BASIC COURTS

Although the Montenegrin basic courts have no less than 35 vacant judges’ positions, which inevitably reflects on the promptness of their work, 100 days have passed […]
20/07/2023

NEW VERDICT AWARDING COMPENSATION FOR DAMAGES DUE TO INEFFECTIVE INVESTIGATION OF THE POLICE TORTURE REPORT FROM OCTOBER 2015

Judge of the Basic Court in Podgorica, Nina Ojdanić, confirmed that the state’s ineffective investigation of police ill-treatment that had taken place in Podgorica on 9 […]
12/07/2023

PRESENTATION OF THE HRA REPORT ON THE EXCLUSION OF ILLEGALLY OBTAINED EVIDENCE IN CRIMINAL PROCEEDINGS: The practice of the Court in Strasbourg should not be used to justify violation of domestic procedural rules

The domestic law prevails because it regulates the details of the exclusion of unlawfully obtained evidence in criminal proceedings, while the European Court of Human Rights […]