Death and violence in Argentina
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Death and violence in Argentina a report on some recent acts of violence and threats of violence against church people in Argentina

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Published by Catholic Institute for International Relations in London .
Written in English



  • Argentina.


  • Violence -- Argentina.,
  • Civil rights -- Argentina.,
  • Human rights -- Argentina.

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Statementcompiled by a group of priests in Argentina ; translated by the Catholic Institute for International Relations.
ContributionsCatholic Institute for International Relations.
LC ClassificationsHN270.Z9 V52
The Physical Object
Pagination11 leaves ;
Number of Pages11
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4602772M
LC Control Number77365834

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