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

Population (2010, proj.): 8,934,000

Gross National Income per Capita (current, 2007): $2,640

Date of Independence: August 30, 1991 (from the Soviet Union)

Date of Last Constitution: November 12, 1995; modified August 24, 2002


Despite constitutional and legal guarantees, there is little news media freedom in the country. Attacks on journalists are common, and reporters ...

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