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The human rights sector in Kenya

Shadrack Wanjala Nasong"o

The human rights sector in Kenya

key issues and challenges

by Shadrack Wanjala Nasong"o

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Published by Kenya Human Rights Institute in Nairobi .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

StatementWanjala S. Nasong"o.
SeriesOccasional paper -- no. 2
ContributionsKenya Human Rights Institute.
The Physical Object
Pagination33 p. ;
Number of Pages33
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23873880M
ISBN 109966941517
LC Control Number2009319996
OCLC/WorldCa452360107


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