History, traditions
Author`s name Timothy Bancroft-Hinchey

Bamiyan Buddha Statues: Ten years on - Comments

It is precisely ten years since the destruction of the statues of Buddha at Bamiyan in Afghanistan by the Taleban regime. With plans to rebuild the two statues having been shelved, their vestiges remain as a rallying point to preserve cultural heritage...and to remember the many other instances of destruction and pillage.

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