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Myanmar protestors borrow the three-finger salute from ‘The Hunger Games’

today4 February 2021

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Donning face masks and red ribbons on their medical gowns, the medical staff at Yangon General Hospital in Myanmar posed with three-finger salutes as a gesture of resistance after Aung San Suu Kyi was ousted in a military coup recently.

But why? What is the significance behind the salute?

IMAGE: Gizmodo

The salute is a simple one. Three fingers pointing upwards. It stems from the popular Hunger Games films, based on the books by young adult genre author, Suzanne Collins.

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Written by: Divya Taery


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