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Montenegro: overcoming wartime legacy and strengthening media freedoms remain priorities

23/06/2014 Strasbourg

“Montenegro has an important role in regional efforts to establish the truth about serious human rights violations committed during the wars of the 1990s in the region of former Yugoslavia. However, impunity for wartime crimes and access to adequate reparations for all war victims remain issues...

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Montenegro needs to do more to address past human rights violations and ensure media freedoms

21 March 2014 Podgorica

"Montenegro is still going through a transition period and needs to step up its efforts to provide full redress to all the victims of serious human rights violations that occurred during the wars in the 1990s, to eliminate discrimination, and to enhance media freedom" said Nils Muižnieks, the...

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Montenegro: “Human rights standards improved. Implementation must follow” says Commissioner Hammarberg

08/10/2008 Strasbourg

"Montenegro has taken many positive steps in recent years to upgrade its legislation, but implementation remains weak and standards do not yet find their way into the courtrooms in a consistent way", the Council of Europe's Commissioner for Human Rights, Thomas Hammarberg, concludes in a report...

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The priority now is implementation

06/06/2008 Strasbourg

The Commissioner for Human Rights has completed a five-day high-level official visit to Montenegro, the organisation's most recent member State. "Since its independence, Montenegro has invested considerable efforts to upgrade its legislative and institutional framework", the Commissioner said,...

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Statement

Thomas Hammarberg to assess human rights situation in Montenegro

30/05/2008 Strasbourg

The Council of Europe’s Commissioner for Human Rights, Thomas Hammarberg, will pay a one-week high-level official visit to Montenegro from Monday 2 June to assess the overall human rights situation in the country. Mr Hammarberg’s agenda focuses on a broad range of issues including the functioning...

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