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Appendix B: Journalism Freedom: 1980–2008 (Country Ratings from Freedom House) - Gabon

Population (2010, proj.): 1,501,000

Gross National Income per Capita (current, 2007): $7,020

Date of Independence: August 17, 1960 (from France)

Date of Last Constitution: March 14, 1991

Though freedom of expression and the press is guaranteed by the constitution, journalists find the environment constrained by de facto government censorship. Limited financial resources also constrain the ...

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