Montenegro has reported information on hate crimes to ODIHR. Montenegro’s Criminal Code contains a general penalty enhancement and a substantive offence provision. Hate crime data are collected by the Montenegrin Prosecutor’s Office and the Supreme Court. Data on hate crime are not made publicly available.
Official country information
On the initiative of the Police Academy in Danilovgrad, the civil society organization Juventas implemented three training workshops for law enforcement related to, among other topics, laws concerning sexual orientation and gender identity, hate crimes and incidents based on sexual orientation and gender identity.
Civil society information
No information is available.
The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) reported two physical assaults and an incident of threats. The victims of these incidents were gay men and LGBT activists.
ODIHR key observations
ODIHR observes that Montenegro has not periodically reported to ODIHR the number of hate crimes recorded by police.