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Human rights behind the Iron Curtain

Canada. Parliament. House of Commons. Standing Committee on Human Rights.

Human rights behind the Iron Curtain

issue no. 35 of Minutes of proceedings and evidence of the Standing Committee on Human Rights.

by Canada. Parliament. House of Commons. Standing Committee on Human Rights.

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Published by Queen"s Printer of Canada in [Ottawa] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Civil rights -- Soviet Union.,
  • Soviet Union -- Politics and government -- 1982- .

  • Edition Notes

    StatementReginald Stackhouse, chairman.
    ContributionsStackhouse, Reginald, 1925-, Canada. Parliament. House of Commons. Standing Committee on Human Rights.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination26, 27 p. ;
    Number of Pages27
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19008455M

    This compelling book describes how everyday people courageously survived under repressive Communist regimes until the voices and actions of rebellious individuals resulted in the fall of the Iron Curtain in Europe. Part of Greenwood's Daily Life through History series, Daily Life behind the Iron Curtain enables today's generations to understand what it was like for those living in Eastern. The discovery of the energy underlying ESP will be equivalent to the discovery of atomic energy."" So determined a high Russian official in a country that is taking its ESP research very seriously. The authors attended a conference on psychical efforts in Russia in and this lengthy report should make waves right up to the Pentagon. They saw documentary films of telekinesis; read reports.

    Every country behind the Iron Curtain was different, yet even across such diverse situations, one finds evidence that societies engaged with Vatican II—and, moreover, that the Council furnished a set of norms and aspirations that would play a significant role in the final years of the Cold War. “ Democracy’s Defenders is a welcome and valuable addition to our everexpanding volume of knowledge of the role of American diplomacy behind the Iron Curtain and particularly in Czechoslovakia.

    In , Ronald Reagan paid tribute to the human-rights activists behind the Iron Curtain, whose struggle offered “hope for all mankind.” Reagan was a critic of détente, but it was the Helsinki Author: Moshe Wander.   In , when the United Nations General Assembly declared December 10 as Human Rights Day, the world was still recovering from years of war that devastated the Missing: Iron Curtain.


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