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Through Their Eyes: A look into the lives of Bamyan residents

04 Jun 2019 CGTN America

While firmly controlling Afghanistan, the Taliban was guilty of more than human rights abuses. They also waged all-out war on the nation’s rich cultural diversity.

No attack was more shocking that the destruction of the centuries-old Buddhas, that gazed out over the historic city of Bamyan.

With the Taliban negotiating for some kind of power-sharing in Afghanistan many fear a return to brutal ways, including the man who was forced by the Taliban to blow up the Buddhas. CGTN’s Sean Callebs tracked him down in Central Afghanistan.

Original Link: https://america.cgtn.com/2019/06/04/through-their-eyes-a-look-into-the-lives-of-bamyan-residents

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