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Economic development or human rights? assessing the impact of Kenya"s trade investment policies and agreements on human rights : international fact-finding mission.

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Published by FIDH, Kenya Human Rights Commission in Paris, France, Nairobi, Kenya .
Written in English


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ContributionsOuma, Steve., Fédération internationale des droits de l"homme., Kenya Human Rights Commission.
The Physical Object
Pagination54 p. :
Number of Pages54
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Open LibraryOL23727263M
LC Control Number2009349149

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