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Human rights in United States & United Kingdom foreign policy

Human Rights in United States and United Kingdom Foreign Policy (Colloquium) (1978 London)

Human rights in United States & United Kingdom foreign policy

[proceedings of] a colloquium [held at the] Palace of Westminster, November 27-28, 1978

by Human Rights in United States and United Kingdom Foreign Policy (Colloquium) (1978 London)

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Published by American Association for the International Commission of Jurists in New York .
Written in English


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Statementsponsored by American Association for the International Commission of Jurists, JUSTICE, British Institute of Human Rights, Parliamentary Human Rights Group.
ContributionsAmerican Association for the International Commission of Jurists., JUSTICE., British Institute of Human Rights., Parliamentary Human Rights Group.
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