Hundreds of thousands of Muslims escaped from Myanmar to Bangladesh, today again a tragic scene.
The boat carrying Arakanese Muslims went down near Inani Beach in Bangladesh.
At least 14 people lost ir lives.
Myanmar canceled UN visit without justification
The United Nations (UN) announced that visit of delegation to province of Arakan, where majority of population were Muslims, was canceled by Myanmar government. According to BBC, this will be first time UN authorities have been to region since resumption of violence on 25 August.
The Myanmar army launched a massive operation after armed organizations organized a series of pilgrims in Arakan at end of August. These operations had to escape to more than 400 Muslim neighbors in Bangladesh, and hundreds of people had lost ir lives.
The UN has previously accused Myanmar government of ethnic cleansing against Muslim Rohingya minority.
After Ordun's operations began, UN aid workers in Arakan had to leave region.
UN spokeswoman Stephane Dujarric in Myanmar's biggest city Yangon said in a statement to BBC that government has not given any reason to cancel visit.
Dujarric said he hoped directors of UN agencies would be involved, and that UN would "be first step towards providing a free and broader access to region."
In New York, UN Security Council is expected to gar about Myanmar crisis during day
Tags: Myanmar, Rohingya, Arakan,
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