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

Population (2010, proj.): 24,256,000

Gross National Income per Capita (current, 2007): $870

Date of Independence: May 22, 1990 (by merger of Yemen and Aden)

Date of Last Constitution: May 16, 1991 (last revised February 2001)


Despite constitutional provisions to the contrary, news media are restricted under a 1990 law. Libel is widely construed and used to limit ...

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