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protection of human rights in Malawi

protection of human rights in Malawi

a guide to human rights standards in force.

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Published by United Nations Centre for Human Rights, Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights--Malawi in [Lilongwe?] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Walawi.,
  • Malawi.
    • Subjects:
    • Human rights -- Walawi.,
    • Civil rights -- Malawi.

    • Edition Notes

      At head of title: National Constitutional Conference, 19-23 February 1995, Lilongwe.

      ContributionsOffice of the High Commissioner for Human Rights--Malawi.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKSS209.5 .P76 1995
      The Physical Object
      Pagination95 leaves ;
      Number of Pages95
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL145132M
      LC Control Number99891043

        The Ministry of Justice and Constitutional Affairs and the Malawi Human Rights Commission on Friday organised a validation workshop with the aim of bringing together different stakeholders to. The Malawi Constitution has provided human rights in two ways: in Chapter Three under Fundamental Principles and in Chapter Four under Human Rights. In fact Chapter Four is the Bill of Rights properly so called. The principles of national policy under Chapter Four are only directory inFile Size: KB.

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