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Our world in photos: March 9

March 9, 2021 By Michaela Keil
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MYANMAR — Barricade: People watched as a convoy of soldiers and policemen arrived with bulldozers on Tuesday to remove makeshift barricades made by anti-coup protesters in Mandalay. Demonstrators in Myanmar’s biggest city came out Monday night for their first mass protests in defiance of an 8 p.m. curfew, seeking to show support for an estimated 200 students trapped by security forces in a small area of one neighborhood.
Photo: AP


BOLIVIA — Protest: A woman shouted slogans demanding justice for the victims of femicide during an International Women’s Day march outside the government palace where police stood guard in La Paz on Monday, amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Photo: Juan Karita/AP


ISRAEL — Vaccination: Israeli soldiers stood guard as a Palestinian who works in Israel received a Moderna COVID-19 vaccine at the Tarkumiya crossing between the West Bank and Israel on Monday.
Photo: Sebastian Scheiner/AP


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MEXICO — “Not one less”: On Monday, a woman with the words “Not one less” written on her chest in Spanish joined a march to commemorate International Women’s Day and to protest against gender violence, in Mexico City.
Photo: Rebecca Blackwell/AP


FRANCE — Climbing high: A forest worker climbed an oak in the Forest of Berce in the Loire region on Tuesday. In a former royal forest, four 200-year-old oaks were felled for wood to reconstruct Notre Dame cathedral’s fallen spire.
Photo: Thibault Camus/AP

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