The other Lanka
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The other Lanka a collection of writings from 2005

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Published by Asian Human Rights Commission in Hong Kong .
Written in English


  • Human rights -- Sri Lanka.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statement[edited by Rob Hanlon, Meryam Dabhoiwala].
ContributionsHanlon, Robert, 1932-, Dabhoiwala, Meryam., Asian Human Rights Commission.
LC ClassificationsJC599.S72 O85 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 184 p. ;
Number of Pages184
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16218744M
ISBN 109628314297
ISBN 109789628314294
LC Control Number2006561876

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