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Burma, the silent emergency

Burma, the silent emergency

report of a conference held in Sydney on 28 May 1993

by

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Published by The Council in Deakin, ACT, Australia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Burma,
  • Thailand
    • Subjects:
    • Refugees -- Burma -- Congresses.,
    • Refugees -- Thailand -- Congresses.,
    • Burma -- Politics and government -- 1988- -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementconvened by the Burma NGO Forum & the Australian Council for Overseas Aid.
      GenreCongresses.
      ContributionsAustralian Council for Overseas Aid., Burma NGO Forum.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS530.65 .B87 1993
      The Physical Object
      Pagination47 p. :
      Number of Pages47
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL623601M
      ISBN 100909831602
      LC Control Number96223094
      OCLC/WorldCa32405832

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