Existing legal and policy constraints on media freedom
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Published by Legal Resources Foundation in Nairobi, Kenya .
Written in English



  • Kenya.


  • Mass media -- Law and legislation -- Kenya,
  • Freedom of the press -- Kenya,
  • Mass media -- Government policy -- Kenya

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Edition Notes

Statement[edited by Henry O. Maina].
ContributionsMaina, Henry O., Legal Resources Foundation (Kenya Human Rights Commission)
LC ClassificationsKSK1064.5 .E95 2003
The Physical Object
Pagination57 p. ;
Number of Pages57
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3738814M
ISBN 109966979441
LC Control Number2003407786

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