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

Population (2010, proj.): 84,474,000

Gross National Income per Capita (current, 2007): $1,580

Date of Independence: February 28, 1922 (from the UK)

Date of Last Constitution: September 11, 1971 (amended May 22, 1980; May 25, 2005; and March 26, 2007)

This most populous Arab nation, a key player in Middle East matters, has seen widespread press pressure and repression by the Mubarak government. ...

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