Category Archives: Montenegro

Discriminatory distribution of budgetary resources to religious communities in Montenegro in 2018

January 22, 2019 – In 2018 the Montenegrin Ministry for Human and Minority Rights (“the Ministry”) had dedicated 200,000 Euros, from its budget to religious communities. The Islamic Community was paid 54,000 Euros, non-canonical Montenegrin Orthodox Church (“the MOC”) received 50,500 Euros, Roman Catholic Church 36,215 Euros and Jewish Community got 19,500 Euros. Serbian Orthodox Church in Montenegro, presented by […]

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Minister for Human and Minority Rights of Montenegro publicly brought defamatory facts to cover discriminatory acts against the Serbian Orthodox Church.

January 18, 2019 – On 6 January 2019, on the Christmas Eve, the Montenegrin minister for human and minority rights, Mr Mehmed Zenka, gave an interview to the Montenegrin TV “Vijesti”, and stated that the Serbian Orthodox Church (“the SOC”) “was not ready to cooperate” with the Ministry for Human and Minority Rights (“the Ministry”) in preparation of the Draft […]

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A series of unfounded criminal complaints filed against the head of the Metropolitanate of Montenegro and the Littoral (Serbian Orthodox Church) and the Mitropolinate itself.

January 10, 2019 – The Montenegrin Movement, a non-political association established in Podgorica in 2015 („the Movement“), filed a criminal complaint against the Metropolitan of Montenegro and the Littoral Amfilohije Radović, in which he has been accused for, allegedly, wishing to take Montenegro into the so called „Syrian scenario“ by his public statements. Namely, Metropolitan Amfilohije delivered a sermon after […]

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Montenegro was impeding the normal functioning of the Metropolinate of Montenegro and the Littoral (the Serbian Orthodox Church) in 2018

January 1, 2019 – Following the annual meeting of the priesthood, monks and nuns of the Metropolitanate of Montenegro and the Littoral (“the Metropolitanate”) with their Metropolitan father Amfilohije (“Metropolitan”), held at the end of December 2018, a public communique was issued. In the communique, the public has been informed of all relevant activities realized by the Metropolitanate in Montenegro […]

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An interview with the Coordinator of the Legal Council of the Metropolitanate of Montenegro and the Littoral about systematic and continuous refusal of the Montenegrin Ministry of Interior to prolong residence permits to the priesthood, monks and nuns of the Serbian Orthodox Church in Montenegro

December 27, 2018 – In less than two months from the first detailed interview with the  Coordinator of the Legal Council of the Metropolitanate of Montenegro and the Littoral, father Velibor Džomić, PhD, about an open and systematic discrimination of the Serbian Orthodox Church (“the SOC”) in Montenegro, daily newspaper Politika published the second interview in which father Velibor informed […]

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