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

Population (2010, proj.): 29,853,000

Gross National Income per Capita (current, 2007): $350

Date of Independence: 1768 (unified by Prithvi Narayan Shah)

Date of Last Constitution: January 15, 2007

This Himalayan nation between India and China suffered a long civil war and in 2008 an election resulted in a Maoist government. To that point, media had been partially free under the ruling king, since deposed. ...

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