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Montenegro: overcoming wartime legacy and strengthening media freedoms remain priorities
“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...
Montenegro needs to do more to address past human rights violations and ensure media freedoms
"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...
Letter to the Prime Minister of Montenegro (12/2010)
Letter from the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights to Mr Milo Djukanovic, Prime Minister of Montenegro CommDH(2010)50 / 08 December 2010 Reply of the Prime Minister of Montenegro, Mr Milo Djukanovic, to the letter of the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights CommDH(2010)51...
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Montenegro: “Human rights standards improved. Implementation must follow” says Commissioner Hammarberg
"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...
The priority now is implementation
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,...
Thomas Hammarberg to assess human rights situation in Montenegro
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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