Human rights in the Philippines by Fred Ruiz Castro

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Published by University of the Philippines Law Center in [Quezon] .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Philippines.

Subjects:

  • Civil rights -- Philippines.,
  • Human rights -- Philippines.

Edition Notes

Book details

Other titlesChief Justice on human rights in the Philippines.
Statementby Fred Ruiz Castro.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJC599.P5 C37
The Physical Object
Pagination15 p. ;
Number of Pages15
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4759514M
LC Control Number78106132

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