|Gold-covered images of the Buddha at "Copper Well" or Mes Aynak, Afghanistan (WQ)|
|Peaceful SAVE MES AYNAK! demonstration calling attention to imperiled Buddhist treasures in Afghanistan, Westwood Federal Bldg./UCLA, Saturday, June 15, 2013 (Wisdom Quarterly)|
|Gandhara art treasures being smuggled in neighboring southern Gandhara, now designated as an independent country after the 1947 partition of Buddhist India (BigStory.AP.org).|
|Organizer KH (WQ)|
|Documentarian BK (WQ)|
|NW India, Gandhara, now Afghanistan|
|Honk if you love the Buddhas," "Save Mes Aynak," Buddha images (Wisdom Quarterly)|
|Afghans and Americans united to save archeological treasures (Wisdom Quarterly)|
|Afghanistan: life-sized Buddha, one of more than 200 found at Mes Aynak (Jay Price/MCT)|
|Afghan-American Nanzaneen Habib, Theravada Buddhist image (Wisdom Quarterly)|
|Afghani girls (Marianne Elliott)|
- Save the Buddhas of Mes Aynak from demolition
- Protecting Buddhist Heritage (Guardian.co.uk)
- Petition to Afghan Pres. Karzai
- Urgent! Save Mes Aynak!
- Buddhas of Mes Aynak (Facebook)
|UCI Afghan organizer (WQ)|
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