In focus

24/01/2020

Initiative for Constitutional Review of Criminal Offense Causing Panic and Disorder criminalizing False News

Human Rights Action (HRA) submitted to the Constitutional Court of Montenegro today the initiative to review the constitutionality of Article 398 of the Criminal Code of […]
11/12/2019

STATE PROSECUTORS OFFICE DARES NOT ACT AGAINST JUDICIAL COUNCIL – THE ONLY POSSIBLE CONCLUSION FOLLOWING UNREASONED DISMISSAL BY THE SPECIAL AND SUPREME STATE PROSECUTORS OF THE CRIMINAL COMPLAINT FILED BY NGOS

Non-governmental organizations Human Rights Action (HRA), Network for the Affirmation of the NGO Sector (MANS) and Institute Alternative (IA) submitted a criminal charge on 13 September 2019 […]
04/11/2019

Government to Urgently Form a Working Group to Draft Law on Rehabilitation and Compensation of Victims of Political Persecution

On 13 September 2019, Human Rights Action (HRA) submitted to the Prime Minister of Montenegro, Mr. Duško Marković, an initiative for the adoption of a Law […]
30/08/2019

THE AGENCY FOR THE PREVENTION OF CORRUPTION PROTECTS CONFLICT OF INTEREST INSTEAD OF PROSECUTING IT

On 9 August 2019 four NGOs – the Human Rights Action (HRA), Network for the Affirmation of the NGO Sector (MANS), Alternative Institute (IA) and Centre […]
17/07/2019

THIRD ELECTION OF VESNA MEDENICA AS PRESIDENT OF THE SUPREME COURT OF MONTENEGRO GROSSLY VIOLATES CONSTITUTION

By electing Ms. Vesna Medenica for the third time as President of the Supreme Court of Montenegro, the Judicial Council grossly violated the Constitution, which prohibits […]
24/06/2019

19/6/2019 APPOINTMENT OF COURT PRESIDENTS AND APPLICATION OF THE CONSTITUTION AND THE LAW ON THE JUDICIAL COUNCIL AND JUDGES OF MONTENEGRO

Vesna Rakić Vodinelić, LL.D. Professor of Law, retired   APPOINTMENT OF COURT PRESIDENTS AND APPLICATION OF THE CONSTITUTION AND THE LAW ON THE JUDICIAL COUNCIL AND […]
05/03/2019

4/3/2019 First instance judgment – Goran Đurović illegally dismissed of membership in the Council of Radio Television of Montenegro

The Basic Court in Podgorica, by judge Radovan Vlaović, found that the Montenegrin Parliament illegally dismissed NGO representative Goran Đurovic of membership in the Council of […]
05/12/2018

5/12/2018 MONTENEGRO: UNLAWFUL DEPRIVATION OF LIBERTY OF MEMBER OF PARLIAMENT

Human Rights Action (HRA) warns that a Member of Parliament of Montenegro, Mr. Nebojša Medojević, has been unlawfully imprisoned and that both his and MP Milan […]
09/05/2018

9/5/2018 WHY WAS JOURNALIST OLIVERA LAKIĆ SHOT AT IN MONTENEGRO?

Olivera Lakic, Vijesti journalist, has been shot at last night at the very same place she was beaten up in March 2012, in front of her […]
23/02/2018

23/2/2018 GORAN DJUROVIC V. PARLIAMENT OF MONTENEGRO: APPEALS TO THE CONSTITUTIONAL COURT

Two appeals to the Constitutional Court of Montenegro were filed in the case of unlawful dismissal of Goran Djurovic from the RTCG Council. The first appeal […]
19/02/2018

16/2/2018 RTCG Independence – Djurovic case: Injunction Order Overthrown

On Friday, 16 February, the 3-member Chamber of the Basic Court in Podgorica abolished the decision of the judge of that court who had previously supported […]
15/02/2018

15/2/2018 PARLIAMENT OF MONTENEGRO TO BE PENALIZED FOR FAILING TO REINSTATE DJUROVIC

The deadline given by the Basic Court in Podgorica to the Parliament of Montenegro to execute the injunction and reinstate Goran Djurovic to the position of […]