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The duty to protect and to ensure human rights

The duty to protect and to ensure human rights

colloquium, Potsdam, 1-3 July 1999

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Published by Berlin Verlag A. Spitz in Berlin .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Civil rights -- Congresses.,
  • Human rights -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementEckart Klein, ed.
    GenreCongresses.
    SeriesMenschenrechtszentrum der Universität Potsdam -- 8, Menschenrechtszentrum der Universität Potsdam (Series) -- Bd. 8.
    ContributionsKlein, Eckart, Dr.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsK3239.8 .D88 2000
    The Physical Object
    Pagination341 p. ;
    Number of Pages341
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21170854M
    ISBN 103830500149

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