Burma's opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi to attend Forum 2,000

Burma's opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi is expected to attend the September Forum 2,000 conference in Prague, the ctk news agency reports. According to the conference organizers the chairwoman of the National League for Democracy has accepted an invitation to address the conference which will focus on countries in transition. The conference was established by the late ex-president Vaclav Havel who was a strong supporter of Burma’s leading dissident in the years when she was under house arrest. Aung San Suu Kyi received an invitation to attend Forum 2,000 every year for over a decade, as a show of support and respect, although it was clear she would not be able to travel.