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

Population (2010, proj.): 15,891,000

Gross National Income per Capita (current, 2007): $280

Date of Independence: August 3, 1960 (from France)

Date of Last Constitution: Adopted July 18, 1999

As in many developing countries, press freedom is guaranteed, but rarely observed. Civil conflict in the northern part of Niger has worsened the situation as government clamps down on formerly independent media to ...

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