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Penal justice and prison reform in Uganda

Penal justice and prison reform in Uganda

a report on the national conference, 17th-19th August, 1993, Colline Hotel, Mukono

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Published by The Foundation, Penal Reform International in Kampala, Uganda, London, United Kingdom .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Uganda
    • Subjects:
    • Prisons -- Uganda -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementFoundation for Human Rights Initiative.
      ContributionsFoundation for Human Rights Initiative., Penal Reform International., National Conference on Penal Justice and Prison Reform in Uganda (1993 : Mukono, Uganda)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV9847 .P45 1993
      The Physical Object
      Pagination36 p. ;
      Number of Pages36
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL962465M
      LC Control Number95980306

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