Should Buddhas be restored?
Countries divided on future of giant ancient statues in Afghanistan, blown up by the Taliban in 2001
Posted: March 29, 2014 at 2:46 a.m.
BAMIAN, Afghanistan — They were the picture-postcard view of a rural and mostly untouched Afghanistan: ancient, towering Buddhas that became a symbol of the Taliban’s religious fanaticism and intolerance.
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Religion, Pages 12 on 03/29/2014