FIEJ WHEREAS • the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe is debating bills which, being intended to draw up regulations governing journalistic behavior and ethics, would harm the right of freedom of expression • the International Federation of Newspaper Publishers (FIEJ) has strongly protested such action THE 49TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE IAPA RESOLVES • to join the protest by FIEJ • to inform the Council of Europe of its concern at this threat to freedom of expression • to urge that the proposed regulations be thrown out.