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

Population (2010, proj.): 1,647,000

Gross National Income per Capita (current, 2007): $200

Date of Independence: September 10, 1974 (from Portugal)

Date of Last Constitution: May 16, 1984 (last amended in 1996)


While recent efforts to liberalize press freedoms have occurred in Guinea-Bissau, notably in 2006, there are troubling signs of intimidation largely by non-state actors, particularly those related to ...

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