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

Population (2010, proj.): 12,644,000

Gross National Income per Capita (current, 2005): $340

Date of Independence: April 18, 1980 (from the UK)

Date of Last Constitution: December 21, 1979

The repressive Mugabe regime tightly constricts the country's media. Draconian laws and repression are the rule of the land. Intimidation of journalists is widespread, and foreign journalists are severely limited ...

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