Sexual Orientation Equality In Central And Eastern Europe: The Role Of The European Convention On Human Rights

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Sexual Orientation Equality In Central And Eastern Europe : The Role Of The European Convention On Human Rights. / Johnson, Paul James; Falcetta, Silvia.

In: European Human Rights Law Review, 22.08.2019.

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Johnson, PJ & Falcetta, S 2019, 'Sexual Orientation Equality In Central And Eastern Europe: The Role Of The European Convention On Human Rights', European Human Rights Law Review.

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Johnson, P. J., & Falcetta, S. (Accepted/In press). Sexual Orientation Equality In Central And Eastern Europe: The Role Of The European Convention On Human Rights. European Human Rights Law Review.

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Johnson PJ, Falcetta S. Sexual Orientation Equality In Central And Eastern Europe: The Role Of The European Convention On Human Rights. European Human Rights Law Review. 2019 Aug 22.

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Johnson, Paul James ; Falcetta, Silvia. / Sexual Orientation Equality In Central And Eastern Europe : The Role Of The European Convention On Human Rights. In: European Human Rights Law Review. 2019.

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