Appendix B: Journalism Freedom: 1980–2008 (Country Ratings from Freedom House) - Zimbabwe
Population (2010, proj.): 12,644,000
Gross National Income per Capita (current, 2005): $340
Date of Independence: April 18, 1980 (from the UK)
Date of Last Constitution: December 21, 1979
The repressive Mugabe regime tightly constricts the country's media. Draconian laws and repression are the rule of the land. Intimidation of journalists is widespread, and foreign journalists are severely limited ...