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

Population (2010, proj.): 314,000

Gross National Income per Capita (current, 2007): $3,190

Date of Independence: July 26, 1965 (from the UK)

Date of Last Constitution: August 7, 2008


This island nation in the Indian Ocean enjoys only limited press freedom as media protections are not found in the constitution nor most laws.

A variety of content types are restricted or banned and the government ...

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