Appendix B: Journalism Freedom: 1980–2008 (Country Ratings from Freedom House) - Cameroon
Population (2010, proj.): 19,958,000
Gross National Income per Capita (current, 2007): $1,050
Date of Independence: January 1, 1960 (from UN trusteeship administered by France)
Date of Last Constitution: June 2, 1972 (revised January 1996)
Legal guarantees of press freedom are regularly flouted by the government, and sedition laws continue to dampen criticism of officials ...