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Report Data - Montenegro - 2017

Official Data

Year Hate crimes recorded by police Prosecuted Sentenced About these data
2018 - 0 1
2017 Not available Not available 1
2016 Not available Not available Not available
2015 Not available Not available Not available
2014 Not available Not available 0

National developments

Criminal Code's hate crime provision has been amended, and now include disability as a protected characteristic.

IGO Reports 
Organization Report 

In its "Concluding observations on the combined fourth to sixth periodic reports of Montenegro", the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) expressed concern at violence against Roma people and at the absence of updated and comprehensive disaggregated data on hate crimes. The Committee recommended that the authorities firmly counter acts of racist violence against any ethnic group, in particular Roma, and punish perpetrators with sanctions commensurate to their acts.

Description Type 
ODIHR Recommendations 

ODIHR observes that Montenegro has not periodically reported to ODIHR the number of hate crimes recorded by police.

National Developments 
Description Type 
Organization Report 

CSO Queer Montenegro has been co-operating with the authorities on monitoring the cases of violence targeting the LGBT community. Fifteen such cases have been monitored in 2017 and relevant reports shared with the criminal justice bodies.