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Solidarity with the oppressed people of South Africa record of the special meeting of the General Assembly for the International Anti-Apartheid Year and presentation of awards for distinguished service in the struggle against apartheid, 11 October 1978. by United Nations. General Assembly.

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Published by United Nations, Department of Political and Security Council Affairs, Centre against Apartheid. in [New York?] .
Written in English


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