VENEZUELA WHEREAS the National Congress of Venezuela is discussing reform of the law for the practice of journalism the present law for the practice of journalism already establishes licensing of journalists and the proposed reforms will restrict practice of journalism even more human rights do not have borders THE 50TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE lAPA RESOLVES to object both to the current journalist licensing law, whose repeal has been sought by a group of publishers in the Supreme Court, and to a bill for a new press law, both of which are unconstitutional and contrary to freedom of expression to denounce the political overtones of the proposed reforms that cast aside the basic concern, that of freedom of expression to express the IAPA's solidarity those Venezuelan journalists who have privately expressed their opposition to the proposed amendments of the press law and to call upon them to adopt a public stance that is much more committed to this struggle for freedom of expression.