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Human rights and the media

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Published by Human Rights Trust of Southern Africa in Avondale, Harare, Zimbabwe .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Zimbabwe.
    • Subjects:
    • Human rights -- Zimbabwe.,
    • Mass media -- Law and legislation -- Zimbabwe.

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[F.G. Chiweshe ... et al. ; edited by R. Loewenstern & L. Moyo].
      ContributionsChiweshe, F. G., Loewenstern, R., Moyo, L., Human Rights Trust of Southern Africa., National University of Science and Technology., Australian Agency for International Development.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKTZ209.5 .H85 2003
      The Physical Object
      Pagination176 p. :
      Number of Pages176
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3359866M
      ISBN 101779210167
      LC Control Number2004410595
      OCLC/WorldCa57001646

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: "This publication is a product of the collaborative effort of the Human Rights Trust of Southern Africa, the National University of Science and Technology (Zimbabwe) and the Australian Agency for International Development"--Acknowledgements.

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