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

Population (2010, proj.): 4,255,000

Gross National Income per Capita (current, 2007): $5,800

Date of Independence: November 22, 1943 (from the League of Nations mandate under French administration)

Date of Last Constitution: May 23, 1926

Religious and political divisions in Lebanon are reflected in widespread self-censorship by journalists. Criticism of the head of state (or ...

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