Tag Montenegro
29 Jan

The Media Freedom Rapid Response calls for urgent police protection for Olivera Lakić following assassination threats made against her

Olivera Lakić is an investigative journalist who covers organised crime and corruption.

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29 Jan

Poziv organizacije Media Freedom Rapid Response (MFRR) za hitnu policijsku zaštitu Olivere Lakić nakon prijetnje atentatom na nju

Poziv organizacije Media Freedom Rapid Response (MFRR) za hitnu policijsku zaštitu Olivere Lakić nakon prijetnje atentatom na nju

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15 Dec

Montenegro: the new government must prioritise and uphold press and media freedom

As Montenegro’s new coalition government under the leadership of Prime Minister Zdravko Krivokapić was formally approved by the Montenegrin Parliament on 4 December, the Media Freedom Rapid Response (MFRR), the South East Europe Media Organisation (SEEMO) and key partners, urge it to put press and media freedom high on its agenda.

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8 Oct

MFRR partners and media freedom organisations condemn conviction of journalist Jovo Martinovic by High Court of Montenegro

MFRR partners strongly condemn sentencing of Jovo Martinovic​ to one year in prison for allegedly participating in drug trafficking despite the evidence that he was working as an undercover journalist

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5 Oct

Does Montenegro choose the European Union or jailing a top journalist?

On 8 October 2020, the verdict in the retrial of the Montenegrin journalist Jovo Martinović will be pronounced. Ahead of the decision, we, the undersigned organisations, call on the High Court of Montenegro to take full account of the overwhelming evidence of the reporter’s innocence and acquit him.

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28 Aug

MFRR partners raise concerns about smear campaign directed at journalists in Montenegro

Media Freedom Rapid Response (MFRR) partners and press and media freedom organisations raise concerns about an online smear campaign directed at journalists in Montenegro

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2 Jul

Montenegro: retrial of investigative journalist Jovo Martinović – all charges must be dropped

Retrial of Jovo Martinović continuing on 6 July - all charges must be dropped. ECPMF expresses renewed concern about situation of media freedom in Montenegro

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9 Sep

Montenegro: Joint call on the authorities to acquit Jovo Martinovic

09.09.2019 The ECPMF and the undersigned organisations call on the Montenegrin authorities to acquit investigative journalist Jovo Martinović, convicted for marijuana smuggling and criminal association and sentenced to 18 months […]

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13 Dec

“Someone took ten years of my life” – Montenegrin journalist

By Emil Weber – 13.12.2017 The Montenegrin investigative journalist, Mr Tufik Softić, has recently been awarded 7,000 euros by the Constitutional Court of Montenegro for the moral harm caused by […]

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