57th General Assembly Washington, DC October 12 – 16, 2001 PERU WHEREAS a complaint has been received of irregularities in the court proceeding against journalist Eduardo Calmell Solar, a shareholder of the Editora Nacional S.A. publishing group and editor (on leave) of the newspaper Expreso WHEREAS it is the policy of the Inter American Press Association to obtain as much information as possible on complex court proceedings that may prejudice freedom of speech and of the press THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE IAPA RESOLVES to send a special mission to gather as much information as possible about the Calmell Solar case, and forward it to the Committee on Freedom of the Press and Information for appropriate action.