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The Bamiyan Tragedy
- Illustrated report on the destruction by the ruling Taliban militia of the ancient Buddha statues at Bamiyan. History of the statues, UN and Buddhist protest.
Wikipedia - Buddhas of Bamyan
- Encyclopedic entry on the two monumental statues of standing Buddhas carved into the side of a cliff in the Bamyan valley of central Afghanistan.
Independent Online - Italian Engineers Save Afghan Buddhas
- Report on Italian engineers completing work to prevent the collapse of the cliff niches which house the remaining fragments of Afghanistan's ancient Bamiyan Buddhas, which were destroyed by the Taliban. (December 11, 2003)
Daily Times - Bamiyan Buddha Mystery Will be Solved Soon
- French archaeologists state they are a step closer to solving the mystery of Afghanistan's legendary lost third Buddha of Bamiyan. (September 27, 2003)
BBC - Talks Over Bamiyan Buddhas' Future
- Article on plans to preserve the remains of the great Buddhas of Bamiyan, destroyed by the Afghan Taleban in 2001. (November 21, 2002)
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