The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) in Strasbourg, France. Photo: EPA-EFE/PATRICK SEEGER
"The court finds that a period exceeding four years and three months to decide on a case such as an applicant's, and in particular in view of what was at stake for him, was excessive and failed to meet the 'reasonable time' requirement," the Strasbourg-based rights court's ruling said.
Montenegrin government session in Podgorica. Photo: Government of Montenegro
"The Montenegrin Statistical Office will hold the census of Montenegrin citizens and of foreigners living in Montenegro who have permanent or temporary residence in Montenegro. Among other things, data on ethnicity, language and religion will be collected," the draft law proposal says.
He pointed out that the essential question is whether that assessment is so unfavorable that the rallies are banned, or we will, as he said, allow the citizens to use their constitutionally guaranteed rights.
Sekulovi says that bans can be a short-term solution, but also that it presents the endangering of freedoms.