4 edition of Human rights and the unconvicted prisoner found in the catalog.
Human rights and the unconvicted prisoner
by Centre for the Study of Human Rights, University of Colombo in Colombo
Written in English
Case study conducted to unconvicted prisoners in Wilekada Prison in Sri Lanka.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 37).
|Series||CSHR report series -- 2003/1|
|Contributions||University of Colombo. Centre for the Study of Human Rights.|
|LC Classifications||HV9785.8.Z8 C (Colombo)+|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||37 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||37|
|LC Control Number||2006542747|
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