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

Population (2010, proj.): 85,000

Gross National Income per Capita (current, 2007): $8,960

Date of Independence: June 29, 1976 (from the UK)

Date of Last Constitution: June 18, 1993


This island nation protects freedom of speech in its constitution but has many exceptions that weaken that protection. Material held to be “against the national interest” can be banned. The only daily newspaper ...

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