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

Population (2010, proj.): 1,751,000

Gross National Income per Capita (current, 2007): $320

Date of Independence: February 18, 1965 (from the UK)

Date of Last Constitution: January 16, 1997


Constitutional guarantees of freedom of expression are weakened by legislative regulation that imposes harsh penalties for libel and sedition. This long history of censorship—dating back to the early ...

  • Loading...
locked icon

Sign in to access this content

Get a 30 day FREE TRIAL

  • Watch videos from a variety of sources bringing classroom topics to life
  • Read modern, diverse business cases
  • Explore hundreds of books and reference titles