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

Population (2010, proj.): 75,078,000

Gross National Income per Capita (current, 2007): $3,540

Date of Independence: April 1, 1979 (Islamic Republic of Iran proclaimed)

Date of Last Constitution: December 2–3, 1979; revised 1989

Freedom of the press continues to be limited by government policy and action in 2007, a trend developing since the early to mid-1980s. While ...

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