Minority rights.

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Published by Centre for Human Rights, United Nations in Geneva, New York .

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  • Minorities -- Civil rights.

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SeriesFact sheet -- no. 18., Human rights fact sheet -- no. 18.
ContributionsUnited Nations Centre for Human Rights.
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Pagination19 p. ;
Number of Pages19
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Open LibraryOL17733473M

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