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Appendix B: Journalism Freedom: 1980–2008 (Country Ratings from Freedom House) - United Arab Emirates

Population (2010, proj.): 4,707,000

Gross National Income per Capita (current, 2000): $19,270

Date of Independence: December 2, 1971 (from the UK)

Date of Last Constitution: December 2, 1971; made permanent in 1996

This Gulf kingdom centered on Dubai has very limited news media freedom. Laws give the central government a whole variety of ways to control ...

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