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08/05/2021

SIX YEARS LOST SINCE THE ADOPTION OF THE SUPREME STATE PROSECUTOR’S WAR CRIMES INVESTIGATION STRATEGY

Saturday May 8, marked six years since Ivica Stanković, as the Supreme State Prosecutor, adopted the War Crimes Investigation Strategy on May 8, 2015. In six […]
05/05/2021

GORAN DJUROVIĆ ILLEGALLY DISMISSED FROM THE COUNCIL OF THE RADIO AND TELEVISION OF MONTENEGRO – END OF MARATHON TRIAL

Former Parliament majority MPs from the Democratic Party of Socialists (DPS), Croatian Civic Initiative (CCI), Social Democrats Party (SD) and Bosniak Party (BP) breached the law […]
26/04/2021

WOMEN’S RIGHTS CENTER AND HUMAN RIGHTS ACTION CONDEMN OUTBURSTS OF HATRED AGAINST WOMEN IN POLITICS AND PROPOSE INTRODUCTION OF SEXUAL HARASSMENT AS CRIMINAL OFFENCE

Human Rights Action (HRA) and the Women’s Rights Center (WRC) strongly condemn all recent outbursts of hate speech against women, especially to ministers and politicians in […]
25/04/2021

PROTEST AGAINST PRESSURE OF THE DEPUTY PRIME MINISTER ON COURT

Human Rights Action (HRA) protests against the pressure exerted on the court by the statements of Deputy Prime Minister Dritan Abazović. Mr. Abazović criticised the decision […]
19/04/2021

HRA TO THE GOVERNEMENT: PUBLIC DEBATE ON DRAFT LAW ON STATE PROSECUTORS OFFICE SHOULD BE HELD ACCORDING TO LAW

Human Rights Action (HRA) did not participate at the debate on the Draft Law on Amendments to the Law on the State Prosecutor’s Office today, because […]
19/04/2021

CONSTITUTIONAL COURT TO URGENTLY DECIDE ON APPEAL OF DETAINEE WHOSE LIFE IS IN DANGER

Human Rights Action (HRA) appealed today to the Constitutional Court to urgently decide about detainee Peko Đikanović’s constitutional complaint, who is severely ill and suffers from […]
07/04/2021

7 NGOs support decision of the Montenegrin Prime Minister to propose dismissal of Justice and Human Rights Minister: genocide was committed in Srebrenica, we should accept it and give chance to reconciliation in the Balkans

We support the decision of the Prime Minister Zdravko Krivokapić to submit a proposal to the Parliament of Montenegro for the dismissal of the Minister of […]
01/04/2021

MARTINOVIĆ v. MONTENEGRO – DECISION OF THE STRASBOURG COURT IN TORTURE CASE

The European Court of Human Rights in the case Martinović v. Montenegro (44993/18), rejected Milorad Martinović’s application for violation of the right to the prohibition of […]
24/03/2021

THE INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR THE RIGHT TO THE TRUTH CONCERNING GROSS HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS AND FOR THE DIGNITY OF THE VICTIMS: MONTENEGRO TO ENSURE FAIR REPARATIONS FOR ALL VICTIMS

Today is the International Day for the Right to the Truth concerning Gross Human Rights Violations and for the Dignity of Victims. This commemorative day was […]
21/03/2021

REACTION TO THE ATTACK ON JOURNALIST SEAD SADIKOVIĆ

Human Rights Action (HRA) expresses strong protest and great concern over the initially verbal and then also physical attack on Vijesti journalist Sead Sadikovic on Saturday […]
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 […]
04/03/2021

HRA CONDEMNS ATTACK ON MEMBER OF LGBT FORUM PROGRES

Human Rights Action (HRA) expresses great indignation and regret over the horrific crime committed last night in Podgorica against a transgender person and a member of the […]