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Item — Photograph 28: Series Series 3
Identifier: Photograph 28
Scope and Contents (28) ; D.W.4132.- ; The legal side of Settlement life. The patients elect their own chiefs who form a bench and try all cases of misdemeanour. Serious matters are referred to the Appeal Court, presided over by a European, and here you see this functioning. The prisoner stands between policemen(patients), the chiefs sit at the side. The healthy interpreter and clerks stand in the non-leper enclosire. It is interesting to note the bench includes women. ; ISSUED BY THE WEST AFRICAN...
Dates: ca. 1935-1977