Rohingya insurgents declare temporary ceasefire amid humanitarian crisis

Rohingya insurgents declare temporary ceasefire amid humanitarian crisisBy Andrew R.C. Marshall and Krishna N. Das BANGKOK/COX’S BAZAR, Bangladesh (Reuters) – Rohingya insurgents declared a month-long unilateral ceasefire, starting on Sunday, to enable aid groups to help ease a humanitarian crisis in northwest Myanmar. Nearly 300,000 Rohingya have fled to Bangladesh and 30,000 non-Muslim civilians have been displaced inside Myanmar after the military launched a counter-offensive following attacks by the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA) insurgents on 30 police posts and an army base on Aug. 25.



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