Appendix B: Journalism Freedom: 1980–2008 (Country Ratings from Freedom House) - Sri Lanka
Population (2010, proj.): 20,410,000
Gross National Income per Capita (current, 2007): $1,540
Date of Independence: February 4, 1948 (from the UK)
Date of Last Constitution: August 16, 1978 (amended December 20, 2000)
The former island of Ceylon has been the site of fierce fighting with a Tamil separatist group and that tension has limited press freedom, ...