Press releases – Freedom of expression

23/12/2017

28/12/2017 IN DANGER: INDEPENDENCE OF RADIO AND TELEVISION OF MONTENEGRO (RTCG), FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION AND LEGAL ORDER; BY: PROPOSAL FOR DISMISSAL OF A MEMBER OF THE COUNCIL OF RTCG

Human Rights Action (HRA) condemns the proposal of the Administrative Committee of the Parliament of Montenegro for dismissal of a member of the Council of Radio-Television […]
30/11/2017

30/11/2017 CONSTITUTIONAL COURT OF MONTENEGRO FINDS FAILURE TO INVESTIGATE VIOLENT ATTACK TO BE A VIOLATION OF JOURNALIST’S RIGHT TO LIFE

Human Rights Action (HRA) and Media Legal Defence Initiative (MLDI) welcome the decision of the Constitutional Court of Montenegro, supported by all seven judges, which found […]
20/11/2017

19/11/2017 STATE PROSECUTOR TO INVESTIGATE VEHICLE ARSON TARGETING JOURNALIST MIROSLAV DROBNJAK

Human Rights Action (HRA) calls on the state prosecution of Montenegro to provide an effective investigation of attack on the property of journalist Miroslav Drobnjak, by […]
17/11/2017

16/11/2017 COUNCIL OF THE CONSTITUTIONAL COURT OF MONTENEGRO FAILED TO ADOPT THE COMPLAINT OF JOURNALIST TUFIK SOFTIĆ FOR UNKNOWN REASONS -THE SESSION OF ALL JUDGES WILL DECIDE

Council members of the Constitutional Court of Montenegro today, for unknown reasons, voted against the proposal of Judge Rapporteur Miodrag Iličkovic for adoption of the constitutional […]
02/11/2017

2/11/2017 ON THE INTERNATIONAL DAY TO END IMPUNITY FOR CRIMES AGAINST JOURNALISTS

On the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists, Human Rights Action (HRA) reminds of the most serious crimes against journalists in Montenegro, which […]
20/10/2017

20/10/2017 COURT ADOPTS CLAIM OF JOURNALIST TUFIK SOFTIĆ AGAINST THE STATE OF MONTENEGRO

The Basic Court in Podgorica adopted the claim for damages filed by journalist Tufik Softic against the state of Montenegro due to state failure to provide […]
02/08/2017

28/7/2017 HRA WELCOMES THE DECISION OF THE MEDIA COUNCIL FOR SELF-REGULATION TO DEAL WITH COMPLAINTS AGAINST ITS MEMBERS ONLY

Human Rights Action (HRA) welcomes the decision of the Media Council for Self-Regulation (MSS) to deal with complaints against violations of ethics relating exclusively to the […]
04/05/2017

3/5/2017 WORLD PRESS FREEDOM DAY IN MONTENEGRO

The World Press Freedom Day in Montenegro is celebrated in the shadow of unsolved and unpunished most serious acts of violence against journalists who dared investigate and […]
31/03/2017

30/3/2017 MINISTER OF TRANSPORT AND MARITIME AFFAIRS TO EXAMINE WHISTLEBLOWER’S WARNINGS AND PROTECT HIM

Human Rights Action (HRA) today sent a letter to the Minister of Transport and Maritime Affairs Osman Nurković urging him to protect Mr. Milisav Dragojević against threats […]
05/03/2017

5/3/2017 DRAFT CRIMINAL CODE AS A MISSED OPPORTUNITY FOR REFORM

The last position of the working group of the Ministry of Justice for amending the Criminal Code (CC) did not clarify what will be the final […]
22/02/2017

22/2/2017 BEGINNING OF THE TRIAL TUFIK SOFTIĆ AGAINST THE STATE FOR DAMAGE COMPENSATION

Tomorrow before the Basic Court in Podgorica begins the trial on the lawsuit of journalist Tufik Softić against the State of Montenegro for non-pecuniary damages due […]
13/02/2017

10/2/2017 NGOs APPEALED TO THE GOVERNMENT TO ENABLE WORK OF THE COMMISSION FOR MONITORING INVESTIGATIONS OF ATTACKS ON JOURNALISTS

11 NGOs (Human Rights Action,  Center for Women and Peace Education – ANIMA, Association of Youth with Disabilities of Montenegro, Center for Civic Education, Women’s Rights […]