Through Their Eyes: A look into the lives of Bamyan residents

World Today

While firmly controlling Afghanistan, the Taliban was guilty of more than human rights abuses. They also waged all-out war on the nation’s rich cultural diversity.

No attack was more shocking that the destruction of the centuries-old Buddhas, that gazed out over the historic city of Bamyan.

With the Taliban negotiating for some kind of power-sharing in Afghanistan many fear a return to brutal ways, including the man who was forced by the Taliban to blow up the Buddhas. CGTN’s Sean Callebs tracked him down in Central Afghanistan.