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Released by the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor
January 30, 1997
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The Country Reports on Human Rights Practices are submitted annually by the U.S. Department of State to the U.S. Congress. The reports cover internationally recognized individual, civil, political, and worker rights, as set forth in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

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01/30/97: Secretary of State Madeleine K. Albright, Under Secretary for Global Affairs Tim Wirth, and Assistant Secretary for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor John Shattuck, Special Briefing on 1996 Annual Report on Human Rights Practices.

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