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Serbian Patriarch ‘In Danger During Protest’: Montenegrin Deputy PM

Balkan Insight 27 Sep 2021
Deputy Prime Minister Dritan Abazovic said the Serbian Orthodox Patriarch Porfirije’s life was in danger when protesters clashed with police as he attended the inauguration of a top cleric in Montenegro this month ... “There were criminals and former police officers among the protesters, and their goal was to destabilise Montenegro.

Five People Rushed to Hospital After Shooting on Metro Train in Willowbrook

The Epoch Times 26 Sep 2021
Four people with gunshot wounds were listed in stable condition and were expected to survive their injuries, said Ramon Montenegro, a public information officer with the Los Angeles County ...

Project Management Support - Senior Assistant for the Sector for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs)

Reliefweb 24 Sep 2021
The UNOPS Republic of Serbia Multi Country Office (RSMCO) is implementing 15 projects in Serbia, North Macedonia, Montenegro and Ukraine ... Under the direct supervision of the Project Management SupportSenior Officer for SMEs, the Senior Assistant will provide assistance in implementation of activities within the Sector for SMEs and BSOs.

Montenegro Registers Violations by 43 People Rioting Against Top Cleric's Inauguration

Urdu Point 22 Sep 2021
The Montenegrin police filed administrative offense charges against 43 more participants of rallies against the enthronement of Joanikije II, the new metropolitan bishop of Montenegro and the Littoral diocese, a part of the Serbian Orthodox Church, which occurred in early September, the interior ministry said.

After Violence, Only Reshuffle May Avert Montenegrin Election

Balkan Insight 14 Sep 2021
Not yet a year in office, Montenegro’s government faces having to reshuffle it ranks or risk a new election given the political tensions unleashed by violent clashes this month during the inauguration of ...

Montenegro Pledges to Hold Census by Year’s End

Balkan Insight 09 Sep 2021
Government of Montenegro. Montenegro plans to go ahead with a population census by the end of 2021, despite previous announcements that it could be postponed ... “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.

N1 TV crew attacked and harassed at Montenegro protest

CPJ 09 Sep 2021
The journalists were covering a protest against the inauguration of the head of the Serbian church in Montenegro by people angered over alleged Serbian influence in the country, according to reports ... Ružić said that the Montenegro prosecutor’s office had opened an initial investigation into the attack.

Montenegro Mayor Indicted for Srebrenica Genocide Denial

Balkan Insight 08 Sep 2021
Prosecutors charged the mayor of Montenegro’s second city of Niksic, Marko Kovacevic, with inciting ethnic, racial and religious hatred after he denied that the Srebrenica massacres were genocide ... Parliament of Montenegro. The State Prosecutor’s Office filed an indictment on ...

Montenegro to Probe Police Role in Orthodox Church Unrest

Balkan Insight 07 Sep 2021
Demonstrators clash with police officers in Cetinje, Montenegro ... On Sunday, violence erupted in Cetinje, the old royal capital of Montenegro, after opposition supporters and self-declared patriotic groups clashed with police trying to stop the enthronement of a new Serbian Orthodox Church Metropolitan, Joanikije, at Cetinje Monastery.

Ex-Montenegrin Interior Minister Sees Coup Attempt in Anti-Serbian Church Protests

Urdu Point 06 Sep 2021
Among the detained protesters was Veljovic, defense and security adviser to the president of Montenegro, who is suspected of assaulting an officer on duty. Montenegro's prime minister Zdravko Krivokapic on Sunday called the attacks on the police an attempted terrorist act.

Montenegro police face off with protesters over Serbian church ceremony

The National 06 Sep 2021
Thousands gathered outside a historic monastery in Montenegro at the weekend to protest against the anointment of a new head of the Serbian Orthodox Church in Cetinje ... Montenegro's deputy police director, Dragan Gorovic, told state TV that 20 officers were hurt.

Montenegro Church Violence Sparks Clashes on Twitter

Balkan Insight 06 Sep 2021
Demonstrators at a protest against the enthronement of a new Serbian Orthodox bishop in Cetinje, Montenegro, 5 September 2021 ... He proved unworthy of his office and entered the history of Montenegro as the one who, fabricating Molotov cocktails, gave the order to run over Cetinje and, as never before, humiliate our state.

Dozens injured in clashes over new church head in Montenegro

Business Day 05 Sep 2021
Montenegro left its union with Serbia in 2006, but its church remained under the Serbian church ... Montenegro’s deputy police director Dragan Gorovic told state TV that 20 officers were hurt, while a state clinic in Cetinje said about 30 civilians sought help for injuries.

Four Injured in Protests Against Top Cleric's Inauguration in Montenegro - Reports

Urdu Point 05 Sep 2021
... the Serbian Orthodox Church (SOC), on Sunday in the old capital of Montenegro, Cetinje, local radio and tv station RTCG reported. Earlier this morning, police officers attempted to disperse the crowd of protesters with tear gas and stun grenades.
photo: AP / Risto Bozovic
Protesters stand at one of the blockades during a protest against the inauguration of Metropolitan Joanikije, near Cetinje, Montenegro, Sunday, Sept. 5, 2021.

Serbian Church Enthronement Sparks Clashes in Montenegro

Balkan Insight 05 Sep 2021
Serbian Orthodox Church Metropolitan Joanikije is enthroned in Cetinje Monastery, Montenegro ... “The greatest responsibility for all the consequences lies precisely with Zdravko Krivokapic and Deputy PM Dritan Abazovic who are ready to set Montenegro on fire in order to keep their mentors in office.