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South Africa provides the least complete protections in Civil and Political Life, Education, and Health. Such rights are often limited to citizens. Regarding Education, for example, in practice, migrants, including refugees, are treated as international students at public higher education institutions, requiring them to pay higher fees. South Africa provides full protection and nearly full implementation of rights related to Opinion, Assembly, and Religion. With the rights related to Vulnerable...
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