Appendix B: Journalism Freedom: 1980–2008 (Country Ratings from Freedom House) - Comoros
Population (2010, proj.): 691,000
Gross National Income per Capita (current, 2007): $680
Date of Independence: July 6, 1975 (from France)
Date of Last Constitution: December 23, 2001
Despite constitutional guarantees of press freedom, in reality there is a high degree of government harassment of journalists and ready use of defamation laws to limit criticism. Government-operated broadcasting ...