Afghanistan's UNESCO Heritage Sites, Calls to Protect Historic Landmarks
2021 marked 20 years since the destruction of the Bamiyan Buddhas, two historic statues destroyed by the Taliban in 2001.
Hidden Treasure Discovered in Ancient Buddhist Statue
A hoard of scrolls, relics and other artifacts have been discovered in the ancient statue.
Museum Stores Rare Buddha Statues in Trash Heap Outside
The National Museum director said his department did nothing wrong.
Buddha's Cremated Remains Discovered in China
More than 260 Buddhist statues were discovered along with the remains, some more than 6-and-a-half feet tall.
Dagestan Leader Apologizes for Desecration of Buddha
A local martial artist sparked outrage after documenting desecration of a holy monument.
Afghanistan Buddha Statues Destroyed by Taliban Reimagined as Holograms
The Buddhas of Bamiyan have been resurrected, thanks to light projection technology and a generous couple.
Myanmar Gives Men 2 Years in Prison for Facebook Post of Buddha With Headphones
A court in Yangon sentenced the men for denigrating Buddhism.