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Destruction of Buddhas in the Maldives

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Submitted by Anonymous (Canada), Jul 24, 2012 at 19:13

Not mentioned in the list but significant I think, happened this year as well: Near-ancient statues of Buddhist statues and other relics from its Buddhist and Hindu past.

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That's an important addition: seehttp://www.asianews.it/news-en/Islamists-destroy-some-30-Buddhist-statues-23986.html for details on what happened in February 2012..

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