PANAMA WHEREAS laws continue in force that impose restrictions on freedom of the press and on the right to information such legislation contradicts the principies enshrined in the United Nations Universal Declaration on Human Rights, the American Declaration on the Rights and Responsibilities of Mankind, and the American Convention on Human Rights draft legislation has been proposed to repeal restrictive laws on the subject THE 50TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE IAPA RESOLVES to urge the Legislative Assembly to repeal all legislation that harms press freedom and the right to information to express its solidarity with the efforts being made to bring about the full application of human rights principies contained in relevant international conventions.