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

Population (2010, proj.): 164,425,000

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

Date of Independence: December 16, 1971 (from West Pakistan)

Date of Last Constitution: November 10, 1986

The former East Pakistan is one of the world's most densely populated regions and suffers a large number of attacks on journalists. Laws, including libel, are widely applied against news media, which are highly ...

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