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Published by African Centre for Democracy and Human Rights Studies in The Gambia, West Africa .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Africa

Subjects:

  • Human rights -- Africa -- Societies, etc,
  • Civil rights -- Africa -- Societies, etc

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementby Richard Carver and Paul Hunt.
SeriesOccasional paper ;, no. 1, Occasional paper (African Centre for Democracy and Human Rights Studies) ;, no. 1.
ContributionsHunt, Paul.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJC599.A36 C37 1991
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 45 p. ;
Number of Pages45
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1329668M
LC Control Number92209840
OCLC/WorldCa27791907

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