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.