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Criminal procedure and the human rights of foreigners in Japan

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Published by Japan Civil Liberties Union in Tokyo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Aliens -- Japan.,
  • Criminal justice, Administration of -- Japan.

  • Edition Notes

    Cover title.

    ContributionsJiyū Jinken Kyōkai (Japan)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination44 p. ;
    Number of Pages44
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18503944M
    ISBN 104915723054
    OCLC/WorldCa35204751


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