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In defence of human rights.

In defence of human rights.

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Published by Egyptian Organization for Human Rights in Cairo .
Written in English


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ContributionsEgyptian Organization for Human.
The Physical Object
Pagination274p.
Number of Pages274
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17202339M
ISBN 109775568064


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