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Journalists on the frontline of human rights defence

Journalists" Conference for the East and Horn of Africa (2006 Entebbe, Uganda)

Journalists on the frontline of human rights defence

conference report : proceedings and resources.

by Journalists" Conference for the East and Horn of Africa (2006 Entebbe, Uganda)

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Published by East and Horn of Africa Human Rights Defenders Project in Kampala, Uganda .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsEast and Horn of Africa Human Rights Defenders Project.
The Physical Object
Pagination67 p. :
Number of Pages67
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23873923M
LC Control Number2009324116

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