Montenegro: Civil Society and Journalists Rally for Independent Public Media

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Montenegrin journalists and civil rights activists have gathered in the capital, Podgorica, to protest against the proposed dismissal of the national public broadcaster’s director and editorial team. About 100 people gathered on 7 June in front of the RTCG’s headquarters, where the managing council was expected to vote on the proposal that critics say is part of an effort by the government to undermine the public broadcaster’s independent editorial policies. The demonstrators, who also included opposition politicians, called for the resignation of the RTCG’s managing council, holding banners demanding an “independent public service.” Read more here.

Source: RFERL

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