Defending Democracy

Protesters in Myanmar, have been creating makeshift shields - often decorated with political or generational messages - from steel barrels and other materials to defend themselves against weapons fire from government security forces.

Defending Democracy
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Protesters hold homemade shields in in Yangon, Myanmar. Photo: RFA

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Protesters hold homemade shields in Yangon, Myanmar. Photo: RFA

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Protesters hold homemade shields in Yangon, Myanmar. Photo: RFA

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Protesters hold homemade shields in Yangon, Myanmar. Photo: RFA

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Protesters hold homemade shields in Yangon, Myanmar. Photo: RFA

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Protesters hold homemade shields in Yangon, Myanmar. Photo: RFA

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Protesters hold homemade shields in Yangon, Myanmar. Photo: RFA

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Protesters hold homemade shields in Yangon, Myanmar. Photo: RFA

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Protesters hold homemade shields in Yangon, Myanmar. Photo: RFA

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Protesters hold homemade shields in Yangon, Myanmar. Photo: RFA

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Protesters hold homemade shields in Yangon, Myanmar. Photo: RFA

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Protesters hold homemade shields in Yangon, Myanmar. Photo: RFA

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Protesters hold homemade shields in Yangon, Myanmar. Photo: RFA

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Protesters hold homemade shields in Yangon, Myanmar. Photo: RFA

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Protesters hold homemade shields in Mon State, Myanmar. Photo: RFA

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Protesters hold homemade shields in Mon State, Myanmar. Photo: RFA

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