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An exceptional collapse of the rule of law

An exceptional collapse of the rule of law

told through stories by families of the disappeared in Sri Lanka

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Published by Asian Legal Resource Centre and Asian Human Rights Commission, and Families of the Disappeared, Kurana-Katunayaka, Sri Lanka in Hong Kong .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Sri Lanka.
    • Subjects:
    • Disappeared persons -- Sri Lanka.,
    • Crime -- Sri Lanka.,
    • Criminal justice, Administration of -- Sri Lanka.,
    • Human rights -- Sri Lanka.

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[edited by Shyamali Puvimanasinghe].
      ContributionsPuvimanasinghe, Shyamali., Asian Legal Resource Centre., Asian Human Rights Commission., Families of the Disappeared (Sri Lanka)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV6322.3.A-ZS+
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxx, 202 p. :
      Number of Pages202
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3441075M
      ISBN 109628161067
      LC Control Number2005310558
      OCLC/WorldCa58529567

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