"the government of Myanmar has postponed a visit by the UN high commissioner for refugees, Filippo Grandi, who would have come to the country next week."
"the Government indicates increased fighting in Rakhine" as the reason. The unrest began when the 13 police officers were killed by buddhist rebels Arakan army in the beginning of January."
"the Decision has increased international concern that Myanmar will not see over the refugee crisis in Rakhine, where hundreds of thousands of muslim rohingyer was forced to flee to Bangladesh since the military cracked down hard against them in 2017. According to the UN investigators performed the military mass murders and rapes of rohingyer with genocide as the intent."
"Over 700,000 people were driven on the run, and around 10 000 people were killed, which according to the UN probably is a low estimate."
"the Uk is expected to take up the issue at the UN security council later in the week."