Police in Myanmar crack down on crowds defying protest ban

Protesters sitting on a road blocked by police in riot gear flash the three-fingered salute, a symbol of resistance, during a protest in Mandalay, Myanmar, Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2021. Protesters continued to gather Tuesday morning in major cities breaching Myanmar’s new military rulers ban of public gathering of five or more issued on Monday intended to crack down on peaceful public protests opposing their takeover.