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06/05/2024

Over 100 NGOs and 340 citizens of Montenegro DO NOT GIVE UP on the request that the Government co-sponsor the UN resolution on Srebrenica!

Over 100 NGOs and 340 citizens of Montenegro DO NOT GIVE UP on the request that the Government sponsor the UN resolution on Srebrenica! 📢 You […]
28/02/2024

Children’s Right to Human Rights Education in Montenegro: The Subject of Civic Education Should Once Again be Made Compulsory

“Since 2017, civic education has not been a mandatory, but rather an optional subject in schools, as if life in a civil society is a matter […]
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 […]
23/06/2023

NO PROGRESS IN MONTENEGRO IN THE LAST 20 YEARS – ‘HRA’ ON THE REPORT OF THE EUROPEAN COMMITTEE FOR THE PREVENTION OF TORTURE

As the European Committee for the Prevention of Torture (CPT) concluded in the report on the last year’s visit of their delegation to Montenegro, which was […]
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, […]
30/01/2023

Proactive Prosecution of War Crimes is an Obligation of the State and a Moral Debt to the Victims

Although this was envisaged in the 2015 War Crimes Investigation Strategy, Montenegro is still not prosecuting war crimes on its own initiative (proactively), said the Executive […]
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 […]
06/07/2022

Harmonize the Agreement between Montenegro and the Serbian Orthodox Church with positive law and the civil character of the state

Human Rights Action (HRA) yesterday sent a letter to the Prime Minister, Mr. Dritan Abazović, the Minister of Justice, Mr. Marko Kovač, and the Minister of […]
24/11/2021

URGENTLY ELECT A NEW PROSECUTORIAL COUNCIL

Podgorica, CG News Agency – The Prosecutorial Council must be elected urgently and start working in the interest of establishing the rule of law and necessary […]
05/07/2021

FOREIGN FORENSIC SPECIALISTS CONFIRM ALLEGATIONS OF VICTIMS OF POLICE TORTURE IN THE INVESTIGATION OF “BOMB ATTACKS” – HRA EXPECTS URGENT REACTION FROM POLICE AND STATE PROSECUTOR’S OFFICE

Foreign forensic experts of international renown have prepared reports on the injuries of Jovan Grujičić and Marko Boljević, who reported police torture in May last year […]
11/03/2021

ZLATARSKA STREET CASE: EUROPEAN COURT OF HUMAN RIGHTS DETERMINES MONTENEGRO VIOLATED ARTICLE 3 OF THE EUROPEAN CONVENTION ON HUMAN RIGHTS

The European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) has issued a judgment today in the case Baranin and Vukčević v. Montenegro (application nos. 24655/18 and 24656/18), finding […]
01/02/2021

INSTRUCTIONS ON THE PROTECTION OF CHILDREN’S RIGHTS IN THREE COMIC BOOKS

Instructions for children on how to protect their rights in the process of parental divorce and how to protect themselves from domestic and online violence are […]