Myanmar has reached a landmark ceasefire agreement with a number of smaller minority groups. It's hoped the agreement will end more than six decades of fighting and boost growth in one of the region's poorest nations.
The Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army has declared a unilateral ceasefire starting Sunday. The militants attacked police posts in August, sparking a mass exodus of Rohinga Muslims. DW takes a look at the insurgents.
The message of the ARSA militant group in Myanmar is resonating with Rohingya refugees who have been forced from their homes. DW spoke with refugees at a camp in Bangladesh who said they would fight if given the chance.
The Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army has declared a one-month ceasefire and asked the government to follow suit. Myanmar and Bangladesh are facing a humanitarian crisis as the Muslim minority group flees violence.
The Myanmar government has rebuffed a temporary ceasefire called by Rohingya miltants fighting in Rakhine state. Some evidence has surfaced that the government has planted landmines which have killed fleeing civilians.
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