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Press freedom groups condemn confirmed conviction of Montenegrin investigative journalist

The International Press Institute (IPI) today joins leading press freedom and journalists’ organisations, including ​Media Freedom Rapid Response (MFRR) partners,​ in strongly condemning the decision by the Court of Appeals to reject Jovo Martinović’s appeal and uphold the first instance verdict of the High Court in Podgorica which convicted Martinovic to 12 months of prison. […]

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Montenegro: Vijesti Television journalist Sead Sadiković injured after group attack

The International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists for press freedom, today condemned the recent physical attack which injured Montenegrin journalist Sead Sadiković and called on authorities to ensure that those responsible are prosecuted. During the attack on March 20, the well-known journalist for Vijesti Television was threatened […]

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Urgent protection required after assassination threats against Montenegro journalist Olivera Lakić

The International Pres Institute (IPI) today joined its partners in the Media Freedom Rapid Response (MFRR) to write to the Prime Minister of Montenegro and other government and security officials to call for urgent police protection following assassination threats against journalist Olivera Lakić. ———————————————————— To, Prime Minister, Zdravko Krivokapić, Deputy Prime Minister, Dritan Abazović Minister […]

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Montenegro: New government must prioritise and uphold press and media freedom

The International Press Institute (IPI) joins its partners in the Media Freedom Rapid Response (MFRR) and the South East Europe Media Organisation (SEEMO) in urging the new government of Montenegro to put press and media freedom high on its agenda as the country enters a new era. The call marks the launch of a new […]

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