A Glimpse of Hell Reports on Torture Worldwide by Duncan Forrest

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  • Sociology, Social Studies,
  • Violence in society,
  • Torture victims,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Political Sociology,
  • Violence (Sociological Aspects),
  • Social Science,
  • Torture,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Sociology - General,
  • Criminology,
  • Political Freedom & Security - Civil Rights,
  • Political Freedom & Security - Human Rights,
  • Political Science / Political Freedom & Security / Human Rights,
  • Human rights,
  • Political persecution

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The Physical Object
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8044912M
ISBN 100814726658
ISBN 109780814726655

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