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Published by DPSC, Descom in Johannesburg .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Women prisoners -- South Africa,
  • Detention of persons -- South Africa,
  • Political prisoners -- South Africa,
  • Anti-apartheid movements -- South Africa,
  • Apartheid -- South Africa

Book details:

Edition Notes

Also published as: Cries of freedom: women in detention in South Africa; London: Catholic Institute for International Relations, 1988. 49 p.

Other titlesCries of freedom :women in detention in South Africa
ContributionsDetainees" Parents Support Committee., Detainees Support Committee
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHV9850.5 C74 1988
The Physical Object
Pagination36 p. :
Number of Pages36
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21489625M

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