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CAJ"s submission to the United Nations Commission on Human Rights.

Committee on the Administration of Justice.

CAJ"s submission to the United Nations Commission on Human Rights.

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Published by CAJ in Belfast .
Written in English


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SeriesCAJ submission -- no.S.100
ContributionsUnited Nations. Commission on Human Rights.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18987539M

Sub-commission on the protection and promotion of Human Rights. 11th Session of Working Group on Minorities. May 30 to June 3, VIOLATIONS OF HUMAN RIGHTS OF TERIK PEOPLE OF KENYA AS LINGUISTIC, ETHNIC MINORITY GROUP. Statement to the Working Group on Minorities. June 1, , Geneva. AGENDA 3(a) Thank you Mr. Chairman for giving me the floor.


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