The destruction the Bamyan Buddhas protests the international community been by Michael Falser, heritage expert the Center Transcultural Studies Germany, an attack the Taliban the globalising concept "cultural heritage". 
Prior their destruction 2001, monumental Buddha sculptures be carved the cliff facing Bamiyan Valley. larger the figures, located the western (on right the photo above), measured 175 feet height. art historian Susan Huntington argued it represented Buddha Vairochana.
Nov. 24, 2021, 6:23 PST / Updated Nov. 24, 2021, 9:50 PST Gabe Joselow Rachel Elbaum BAMIYAN, Afghanistan — Taliban's destruction the Bamiyan Buddha statues early 2001.
News daring journey reach Afghanistan's famous Buddhas—before were lost Twenty years the destruction the ancient Bamiyan Buddhas, that remains empty.
Asia China India Bamiyan Buddhas: Before and after Play 01:00 Bamiyan Buddhas: Before and after Library pictures show destruction the famous Buddha statues the Afghan province of.
9 March 2021 AFP Getty Images Afghanistan marked decades the famous Bamiyan Buddhas destroyed the Taliban ancient sandstone carvings Afghanistan's Bamiyan.
The worldwide storm protest the destruction the Bamiyan Buddhas apparently the Taliban leadership surprise. observers, may have heard the statues prior March 2001, outraged this attack the world's cultural heritage.
"Amid rapidly unfolding events, 20 years the deliberate destruction the Bamiyan Buddhas, World Heritage site, UNESCO Director-General Audrey Azoulay calls the.
As Taliban talk preserving site Mes Aynak, recalling Bamiyan Buddhas and destruction. Buddha statues, hewn sandstone cliffs, said have dated to 5th century AD, were the tallest standing Buddhas the world. . empty western niche Bamiyan a giant statue the Buddha stood .
Flashback: Destruction the Buddhas Bamiyan Create free profile log to save video 2001, world reacted horror as, part a campaign rid Afghanistan of.
Before and after destruction the larger Bamiyan Buddha. Image: UNESCO/A Lezine. Loss All Humanity Thus, destruction one Afghanistan's iconic historic sites began March 2001. narrative the terrorists that is one god earth, these statues not belong that god.