Racist Violence in the United Kingdom

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Human Rights Watch, Jan 1, 1997 - Social Science - 101 pages
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Annotation: This report by Human Rights Watch/Helsinki documents the extent and nature of racist violence in the United Kingdom and offers recommendations ...
www.ncjrs.gov/ App/ Publications/ abstract.aspx?ID=176511

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