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

Population (2010, proj.): 33,796,000

Gross National Income per Capita (current, 2007): $370

Date of Independence: October 9, 1962 (from the UK)

Date of Last Constitution: October 8, 1995 (amended 2005)

While the constitution promises press freedom, “national security” laws limit that in practice. Journalists are often intimidated or attacked. After the government loosened controls in 1993, media outlets greatly ...

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