Religious and political discrimination and equality of opportunity in Northern Ireland
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Religious and political discrimination and equality of opportunity in Northern Ireland second report by Great Britain. Standing Advisory Commission on Human Rights.

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Published by HMSO in London .
Written in English


  • Civil rights -- Northern Ireland.,
  • Discrimination -- Northern Ireland.,
  • Equality -- Northern Ireland.

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Edition Notes

StatementStanding Advisory Commission on Human Rights ; presented to Parliament by the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland ... June 1990.
SeriesCm -- 1107
ContributionsGreat Britain. Northern Ireland Office.
The Physical Object
Paginationix,135p. ;
Number of Pages135
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22839226M
ISBN 100101110723

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