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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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Conviction of Montenegro journalist Jovo Martinovic widely condemned

The International Press Institute (IPI) today joined several other press freedom and journalists’ organizations in expressing dismay at the decision of a court in Montenegro to find journalist Jovo Martinović guilty of participating in drug trafficking, despite clear evidence he was working undercover as part of an investigation at the time. In a highly damaging […]

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Groups urge acquittal of Montenegrin journalist Martinović

The International Press Institute (IPI) today joined several other press freedom and journalists’ organizations in calling for the acquittal of Montenegrin investigative journalist Jovo Martinović, who faces a verdict on Thursday in a years-long case against him. Read the full statement below. ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ On 8 October 2020, the verdict in the retrial of the Montenegrin […]

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