The U.S. Embassy in Podgorica strongly condemns last night’s attack on journalist Olivera Lakić

The U.S. Embassy in Podgorica strongly condemns last night’s attack on journalist Olivera Lakić.  We wish her a quick recovery. This act of violence is an attack on freedom of the press in Montenegro.  As Montenegrin leaders noted last night, this crime requires a swift, determined investigation to bring those responsible to justice.  Journalists must be able to ...
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U.S. Embassy Podgorica donated a Home Detention Central Monitoring System

On December 20, 2017, U.S. Embassy Podgorica donated a Home Detention Central Monitoring System to the Ministry of Justice of Montenegro. Montenegro’s Criminal Code provides that individuals who are subject to a sentence of imprisonment of 6 months or less may be sentenced to serve that sentence by confinement to the premises where they live. ...
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Charge Aliu Opens Conference on Plea Bargaining

The United States Embassy in Podgorica, in cooperation with the Center for Training in the Judiciary and State Prosecution (CTJP) and the Ministry of Justice hosts a c on July 11-12, in Kolasin. In his opening remarks, Charge d’Affairs B. Bix Aliu stressed that the robust implementation of the rule of law is a crucial element ...
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