Amendment No. 8 | Doc. 12952 | 26 June 2012
The honouring of obligations and commitments by Montenegro
Origin: 2012 - Third part-session
In the draft resolution, paragraph 21.3, replace the words "; remains however concerned by the fact that, in some old cases of defamation, unpaid fines have been converted to custodial sentences and urges the authorities to address this issue in compliance with the case law of the European Court of Human Rights" with the following words:
"welcomes the adoption of the Law on Amnesty for the persons convicted for the criminal offenses of insult and defamation, which significantly contributes to the promotion of the rights and freedoms of public speech and protection of journalists in line with the case law of the European Court of Human Rights. Montenegro remains committed to creating a more favorable media environment in the upcoming period;"