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promotion and protection of human rights

promotion and protection of human rights

hearing before the Committee on Foreign Relations, United States Senate, One Hundred Second Congress, first session, February 28, 1991.


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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office, U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

  • Human rights.,
  • International relations.,
  • United States -- Foreign relations.

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    SeriesS. hrg -- 102-14.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 69 p. ;
    Number of Pages69
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17660995M

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