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Human rights in Haiti hearing before the Subcommittee on International Organizations of the Committee on International Relations, House of Representatives, Ninety-fourth Congress, first session, November 18, 1975. by United States. Congress. House. Committee on International Relations. Subcommittee on International Organizations.

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English



  • Haiti.,
  • United States.


  • Human rights -- Haiti.,
  • Haitians -- United States.

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Edition Notes

SeriesInternational human rights
ContributionsBrooke, Edward William, 1919-
LC ClassificationsKF27 .I5494 1975g
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 137 p. ;
Number of Pages137
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5013408M
LC Control Number76600864

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