Extrajudicial killings in the Philippines
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Extrajudicial killings in the Philippines strategies to end the violence : hearing before the Subcommittee on East Asian and Pacific Affairs of the Committee on Foreign Relations, United States Senate, One Hundred Tenth Congress, first session, March 14, 2007. by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Foreign Relations. Subcommittee on East Asian and Pacific Affairs.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English


  • Extrajudicial executions -- Philippines.,
  • Political violence -- Philippines.,
  • Terrorism -- Philippines.,
  • Human rights -- Philippines.,
  • United States -- Foreign relations -- Philippines.,
  • Philippines -- Foreign relations -- United States.

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Edition Notes

SeriesS. hrg -- 110-290
LC ClassificationsKF26 .F6354 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 60 p. ;
Number of Pages60
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16704024M
LC Control Number2008354976

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