Saving Buddha Statues NPR's Michael Sullivan reports on U.N. Secretary Kofi Annan's unsuccessful appeal to leaders of Afghanistan's Islamic Taliban government to stop the destruction of two huge Buddha statues. Secretary Annan was told that the statues, which are carved from a rock cliff near the central Afghan town of Bamian , are mostly destroyed.

Saving Buddha Statues

Saving Buddha Statues

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NPR's Michael Sullivan reports on U.N. Secretary Kofi Annan's unsuccessful appeal to leaders of Afghanistan's Islamic Taliban government to stop the destruction of two huge Buddha statues. Secretary Annan was told that the statues, which are carved from a rock cliff near the central Afghan town of Bamian , are mostly destroyed.