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The Jovialites: The Angel and the Statues


The Jovialites: The Angel and the Statues

Two beautiful statues stood in a city park, one female and the other male -- both nude. These two statues faced each other for many, many years.

Related Topics: New York, Jokes, Statues, Parks, Jovialites, Entertainment, Pigeon Poop


The Taliban, the Buddhas, and Islamic Teaching

What's behind the Taliban's decision to destroy the Buddhist statues? Are they acting Islamically?

Related Topics: Faiths, Islam, Islamic, Statues, Elective Non Authoritarian Governance, Religious Artifacts Belonging, Religions Start, Muslims, Human Relations, Taliban, Place


Destruction of Giant Buddhas Confirmed

Taliban demolition of ancient statues they considered "false idols" called a "crime against culture" by UNESCO.

Related Topics: Faiths, Buddhism, Destruction, Cultural Properties, Countrys Culture Minister, Culture, Islamic Religious Leaders, Taliban, Islamic, Cultural Bodys Chief, Statues, Humanitys Heritage


Afghanistan's Giant Buddhas Reported Fully Destroyed

International pleas ignored, Taliban appear to have carried out threat to destroy ancient Buddhas they saw as violating Islam.

Related Topics: Religious Militia, Faiths, International Aid Workers, Islam, Taliban, Buddhism, Cliff Face, Destruction, Pakistan, Pleas, International Aid, Statues


Taliban Leader Praises Destruction of Buddhas

Buddhists and Hindus demonstrate in India and Nepal; extent of damage to giant Buddhas unclear.

Related Topics: Faiths, Buddhism, Statues, Towering Statues, Taliban, Priceless Relics, Islam, Order Stands, Festival Ends, Brave Afghan Nation, Buddha, Mammoth Mountain Carvings


Taliban Soldiers Blast Ancient Buddha Statues

Witness describes attack on statues with anti-aircraft weapons; G-8 ministers express outrage.

Related Topics: Religious Militia, Soldiers, Weapons, Anti Aircraft Weapons, Taliban, Environment Ministers, Anti Aircraft, Ancient Statues, Statues, News, Soldiers Wouldnt Let


Taliban Move Ahead on Plan to Destroy Buddhas

International criticism mounts but Afghanistan's fundamentalist rulers say statues violate Islam and must go.

Related Topics: Faiths, Buddhism, Decision, Statues, Statues Destruction, Heritage, Real Cultural Disaster, Statement, Supreme Leader, World Heritage, Rulers, Afghan People