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Daw Suu invited to attend World Cou

Subject: Daw Suu invited to attend World Council of Churches meet in  Rangoon next week

Nov. 9-10 International Herald Tribune, 

Burma Junta Opponent Accepts an Invitation

Geneva -- The Burmese opposition leader, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, accepted an
invitation Friday by the World Council of Churches to a meeting in Rangoon
next week, despite a recent clampdown on her activities by the ruling junta.

A council spokesman said Daw Aung San Suu Kyi had accepted the invitation to
attend the Nov. 15-16 roundtable, which will be attended by Burmese church

He said the council had not asked the Burmese leadership for authorization
before inviting the opposition leader to their meeting.  But participants
said in a statement that they "hope that the restrictions imposed on her
freedom of movement will be lifted" or that they will be able to meet her at
her home.