Bamiyan


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Bamiyan,

Afghanistan: see BamianBamian
or Bamiyan
, town (1984 est. pop. 52,000), capital of Bamian prov., N central Afghanistan, on the Kunduz River. The population is predominantly Hazara. It was long a major caravan center on the route across the Hindu Kush between India and central Asia.
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His compact wiry body is constantly on the move, driven to do something good in his beloved land, He has lived his 50-something years here in the province of Bamiyan, Afghanistan.
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Both attacks sparked widespread consternation and alarm, with some archaeologists and heritage experts comparing the museum assault with the 2001 demolition of the Bamiyan Buddhas in Afghanistan by the Taliban.
As an act of cultural vandalism, the attempt to destroy Nimrud is already being compared with the Taliban's demolition of the Bamiyan Buddha rock sculptures in Afghanistan in 2001, says the BBC's Jim Muir in Beirut, neighbouring Lebanon.
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Daesh released on Thursday a video portraying its fighters destroying ancient statues and other artefacts in a Mosul museum and archaeological site, acts that experts have compared to the Taliban's 2011 destruction of the Bamiyan Buddhas in Afghanistan.
Archaeologists and heritage experts have described the destruction as a catastrophe and compared the 2001 dynamiting by the Taliban of the Bamiyan Buddhas in Afghanistan.
One of the most popular design competitions in history is mired in controversy after a petition was launched against UNESCO's "unfair and unprofessional" choice of winner in the choice a new cultural centre in Bamiyan, Afghanistan.
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Yet one thing binds them together: the Bamiyan Buddha.