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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 […]
09/12/2019

ON INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS DAY: DEFICIENCY OF EFFECTIVE HUMAN RIGHTS PROTECTION IN MONTENEGRO

Human Rights Action (HRA) this year particularly highlights the fact that in crucial cases Montenegro has shown no effective legal remedies for the protection of human […]
04/12/2019

HRA CONDEMNS THE ATTACK ON JOURNALIST OTAŠEVIĆ AND URGES INVESTIGATION OF ALL CIRCUMSTANCES

Human Rights Action (HRA) strongly condemns the attack on journalist of daily Dan, Vladimir Otašević, which, according to the complaint filed by the journalist, took place […]
18/11/2019

A Proposal for an Electronic Petition entitled “Initiative for Adoption of a Law on Rehabilitation and Compensation of Victims of Political Persecution – Prisoners of Goli otok, Saint Grgur and other prisons” submitted

Human Rights Action (HRA) and the Association “Goli Otok” have submitted to the Government of Montenegro i.e. Ministry of Justice, a proposal to launch an electronic […]
05/11/2019

BASIC COURT IN PODGORICA REJECTS JURISDICTION IN THE CASE OF CIVIL SOCIETY ACTIVIST GORAN DJUROVIC AGAINST MONTENEGRIN PARLIAMENT

Judge of the Basic Court in Podgorica, Radovan Vlaović, dismissed Goran Djurovic’s lawsuit against the Montenegrin Parliament for lack of jurisdiction in the second trial. Judge […]
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 […]
28/10/2019

Special State Prosecutor Rutović rejects criminal charge against Judicial Council

The Special State Prosecutor, Mr. Veljko Rutović, rejected the criminal charge submitted by the three non-governmental organisations the Human Rights Action (HRA), Network for the Affirmation […]
25/09/2019

Activist’s Goran Djurovic’s new trial against the Parliament of Montenegro

Tomorrow, on 26 September 2019 at 8:45 a.m., before the Basic Court in Podgorica (Judge Radovan Vlaović), a new first-instance proceeding will begin in the lawsuit […]
16/09/2019

HIGH COURT IN PODGORICA ABOLISHES JUDGMENT IN FAVOR OF GORAN DJUROVIĆ WITH REFERENCE TO DISPUTED GENERAL POSITION OF SUPREME COURT

The High Court in Podgorica abolished the first instance judgment by which the Basic Court in Podgorica upheld the lawsuit of Goran Djurovic, a dismissed civil […]
13/09/2019

CRIMINAL CHARGE AGAINST THE JUDICIAL COUNCIL

Three non-governmental organisations the Human Rights Action (HRA), Network for the Affirmation of the NGO Sector (MANS) and Institute Alternative (IA) submitted a criminal charge against […]
13/09/2019

HRA meeting with PACE rapporteurs

The rapporteurs of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PSSE/PACE) Mr. Ionut Stroe and Mr. Anne Mulder discussed judicial independence in Montenegro with Tea […]
11/09/2019

GOVERNMENT TO ENGAGE FOREIGN EXPERTS TO IDENTIFY OMISSIONS IN INVESTIGATIONS OF ATTACKS ON JOURNALISTS  

At the round table discussion entitled “Freedom of the media and the media environment in Montenegro” held on 10 September 2019, Deputy Prime Minister Zoran Pažin […]