Appendix B: Journalism Freedom: 1980–2008 (Country Ratings from Freedom House) - Seychelles
Population (2010, proj.): 85,000
Gross National Income per Capita (current, 2007): $8,960
Date of Independence: June 29, 1976 (from the UK)
Date of Last Constitution: June 18, 1993
This island nation protects freedom of speech in its constitution but has many exceptions that weaken that protection. Material held to be “against the national interest” can be banned. The only daily newspaper ...