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Armed conflict and the law

Apollos Machira

Armed conflict and the law

by Apollos Machira

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Published by Centre for Conflict Resolution-Kenya in Nakuru, Kenya .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 218-222).

StatementMachira Apollos
ContributionsCentre for Conflict Resolution-Kenya
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 222 p. ;
Number of Pages222
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24540243M
ISBN 109786166365047
LC Control Number2010305342
OCLC/WorldCa644020178

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