Promoting human rights, peace, and stability in Burma report of a congressional staff study mission to Japan, China, Bangladesh, Thailand, Indonesia, Malasia, and Singapore, April 20-May 1, 1992, to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, U.S. House of Representatives.

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ContributionsUnited States. Congress. House. Committee on Foreign Affairs.
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Paginationvii, 13 p.
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