Appendix B: Journalism Freedom: 1980–2008 (Country Ratings from Freedom House) - Ethiopia
Population (2010, proj.): 84,976,000
Gross National Income per Capita (current, 2007): $220
Date of Independence: never colonized
Date of Last Constitution: August 22, 1995
Despite constitutional guarantees of press freedom, the reality in Ethiopia is quite different. A 1992 press law allows use of libel, as well as bans on “false” news and incitement of ethnic hatred, as means ...