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Protecting human rights in Africa : roles and strategies of non-governmental organizations

Author: Claude Emerson Welch
Publisher: Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, ©1995.
Series: Pennsylvania studies in human rights.
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Protecting Human Rights in Africa is the first major comparative study of how human rights non-governmental organizations (NGOs) have brought revolutionary change south of the Sahara. Governments are both the most important protectors and abusers of human rights, while NGOs have become the most effective detectives in discovering abuses and the most active advocates in seeking solutions. Claude E. Welch, Jr. has  Read more...
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Welch, Claude Emerson.
Protecting human rights in Africa.
Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, ©1995
(OCoLC)604226977
Online version:
Welch, Claude Emerson.
Protecting human rights in Africa.
Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, ©1995
(OCoLC)607001478
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Claude Emerson Welch
ISBN: 0812233301 9780812233308 0812217802 9780812217803
OCLC Number: 32664941
Description: xiii, 356 pages ; 24 cm.
Series Title: Pennsylvania studies in human rights.
Responsibility: Claude E. Welch, Jr.

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The first major comparative study of the way human rights south of the Sahara have been revolutionized by NGOs, which have become the most effective detectives in discovering abuses and the most  Read more...

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