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

Population (2010, proj.): 13,323,000

Gross National Income per Capita (current, 2007): $500

Date of Independence: September 22, 1960 (from France)

Date of Last Constitution: January 12, 1992

Print media here are among the freest in all of Africa, although libel laws remain a matter of concern, especially as they are not consistently employed. Some 50 private newspapers and about 100 radio stations do ...

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