Global calls to tackle Myanmar military’s ‘reign of terror’ after worst mass killing

US secretary of state says Washington ‘horrified’ after bloodiest day since February coup

The killing by Myanmar’s military of more than 100 pro-democracy protesters in the single deadliest day since February’s coup has drawn outrage from across the world, and calls for a stronger global response.

The US secretary of state, Antony Blinken, strongly condemned the junta, saying Washington was “horrified” by the deaths on Saturday, and that the violence shows “that the junta will sacrifice the lives of the people to serve the few”.

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