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

Population (2010, proj.): 8,519,000

Gross National Income per Capita (current, 2007): $110

Date of Independence: July 1, 1962 (from UN trusteeship under Belgian administration)

Date of Last Constitution: February 28, 2005


Various laws serve to restrict what can be reported in the news media, which reflects tensions between Hutu and Tutsi ethnic groups. The ...

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