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Bamiyan Valley, Afghanistan

Trike Daily News

Taliban Takeover of Afghanistan Stokes Fear for Ancient Buddhist Artifacts and Sites

A Shiite militia leader’s destroyed statue recalls the Buddhas of Bamiyan, blown up 20 years ago. Plus, China calls for assimilation on the 70th anniversary of the invasion of Tibet, and California wildfires cause two Buddhist centers to evacuate. Tricycle looks back at the events of this week in the Buddhist world.

By Alison Spiegel, Amanda Lim Patton, and Daniel Ilan Cohen Thin
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