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From Elections to Ceasefire in Myanmar’s Rakhine State
An informal ceasefire has created the best opportunity in two years to curb fighting between Myanmar and the Arakan Army, the ethnic Rakhine rebels in the...
To seize it, all three of the military, civilian government and insurgency need to make significant concessions.
Following vote cancellations in conflict-affected areas of Rakhine state during the 8 November general election, Japan has helped broker an informal ceasefire between…
Both sides say they are in favour, but the civilian government is reluctant.
Why does it matter?
The initiative has…