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, ...

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