>> Just when peace looked a possibility in Myanmar, a stinging message from the government, refusing a ceasefire declared by Rohynga Muslim insurgents for the sake of thousands of refugees fleeing violence. Myanmar simply declaring it does not negotiate with terrorists. A militant group known as the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army tabled a month-long truce on Sunday, urging government troops to lay down their arms, so desperately needed aid can flow through to Rakhine state.
The region is becoming more dangerous by the day. Hundreds have been killed, villages torched and the border crossing reportedly booby trapped with land mines, this since the latest flare up of violence sparked last month. In that time, the UN sees nearly 300,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled to Bangladesh in what's now arguably Asia's biggest refugee crisis.
>> We came by foot and ten days to reach here crossing from hill to hill, we didn't have enough food, we struggled a lot to make it.>> Myanmar's defacto leader Aung San Suu Kyi has long been criticized for failing to stop the violence, and now with this ceasefire rejection, the Nobel Peace laureate is almost certain to face more international pressure.