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Recent developments in U.S. human rights policy

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Foreign Affairs. Subcommittee on Human Rights and International Organizations.

Recent developments in U.S. human rights policy

hearings before the Subcommittee on Human Rights and International Organizations of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundredth Congress, second session, February 10 and 17, 1988

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Foreign Affairs. Subcommittee on Human Rights and International Organizations.

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  • Civil rights -- United States,
  • United States -- Foreign relations

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    Other titlesRecent developments in US human rights policy
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 214 p. ;
    Number of Pages214
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    Open LibraryOL14286418M

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