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Safeguarding human rights in eastern Africa

Regional Dialogue on Institutional Arrangements (1999 Kampala, Uganda)

Safeguarding human rights in eastern Africa

proceedings of a conference.

by Regional Dialogue on Institutional Arrangements (1999 Kampala, Uganda)

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Published by Friedrich Ebert Stiftung in Kampala .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa, Eastern
    • Subjects:
    • Human rights -- Africa, Eastern -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      GenreCongresses.
      ContributionsWalter, Viktoria., Betts, Debbie., Eastern African Human Rights Network. Meeting
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKQC572.A6 R44 1999
      The Physical Object
      Pagination2 v. in 1 ;
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3737995M
      LC Control Number2003406155

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