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Appendix B: Journalism Freedom: 1980–2008 (Country Ratings from Freedom House) - Cote D'Ivoire

Population (2010, proj.): 21,571,000

Gross National Income per Capita (current, 2007): $920

Date of Independence: August 7, 1960 (from France)

Date of Last Constitution: July 23, 2000

This West African nation has suffered press repression due to continued internal fighting. “Student” groups are active as arms of one political group or another and often harass news media and journalists. The ...

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