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SEEMO welcomes police action against attackers of journalists in Montenegro, and European Court of Human Rights decision

The Vienna-based South East Europe Media Organisation (SEEMO), an affiliate of the International Press Institute (IPI), welcomes the prompt police action against three men who physically attacked a TV crew from TV Vijesti. The incident occurred on 18 November 2011 in Niksic, a town 55 kilometers from the Montenegrin capital Podgorica.  The TV crew was […]

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SEEMO condemns recurring attacks on Montenegrin daily Vijesti

Nine days after two clearly marked Vijesti company cars were set ablaze on 14 July 2011 in front of the National Security Agency in Podgorica, Montenegro, on 23 July 2011 another car belonging to the daily was torched. The car was parked in another location. The Vienna-based South East Europe Media Organisation (SEEMO), an affiliate […]

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SEEMO condemns latest attack on Montenegrin daily Vijesti

The Vienna-based South East Europe Media Organisation (SEEMO), an affiliate of the International Press Institute (IPI), condemns the latest attack on the Montenegrin daily newspaper Vijesti. On 14 July 2011, two clearly-marked company cars were torched right across the street from the National Security Agency. An unidentified person poured gasoline on the cars and set […]

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SEEMO welcomes decriminalisation of defamation in Montenegro

The Vienna-based South East Europe Media Organisation (SEEMO), an affiliate of the International Press Institute (IPI), welcomes the decision of the Montenegrin government to amend the Criminal Code and delete provisions pertaining to the criminalisation of libel and defamation. As of 9 July 2011, Montenegro is one of the few countries in Europe where defamation […]

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