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

Population (2010, proj.): 26,246,000

Gross National Income per Capita (current, 2007): $15,470

Date of Independence: September 23, 1932 (unification of the kingdom)

Date of Last Constitution: governed according to Islamic law (Basic Law promulgated by royal decree in 1992)

The desert kingdom maintains tight control over its media—journalism is ...

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