Report on the situation of human rights in Paraguay

by Inter-American Commission on Human Rights.

Publisher: General Secretariat, Organization of American States in Washington, D.C

Written in English
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Edition Notes

StatementOrganization of American States.
Series[OAS official records] ;, OEA/Ser.L/V/II.71, doc. 19, rev. 1, 28 September 1987, original: Spanish
ContributionsOrganization of American States.
LC ClassificationsJC599.P3 I57 1987
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 121 p. ;
Number of Pages121
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2086246M
ISBN 100827026730
LC Control Number88126678

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