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29 Mar 2021

US suspends trade links with Myanmar after mass killings of protesters

Foreign Affairs Correspondent

The United States has suspended all trade links with Myanmar amid growing global condemnation over the mass killings of pro-democracy protesters there.

More than 100 were killed on Saturday alone and the violence has continued today.

In the east, along the Thai border, Myanmar warplanes have bombed ethnic Karen areas for the third straight day.

Tonight, the Thai military was accused of pushing more than 2,000 refugees who had fled into Thai territory back into Myanmar.

From Bangkok, we have this report, which viewers are warned contains distressing images.