Human rights and U.S. policy

Argentina, Haiti, Indonesia, Iran, Peru, and the Philippines : reports submitted to the Committee on International Relations, U.S. House of Representatives by the Department of State, pursuant to Section 502B(c) of the International security assistance and arms export control act of 1976.
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