New York Times posts Op-Ed and video on “Chinese Threat to Afghan Buddhas”

A Seated Buddha shown in the Times video; estimated to have been created between the 4th and 7th centuries of the Common Era.

Filmmaker Brent Huffman — whose work to save the hundreds of historical Buddhist artifacts found at Mes Aynak, located just outside Kabul, we’ve told you about before — has now brought news of his mission to the readers of the New York Times’ Op-Ed page.

Huffman’s new article is called “A Chinese Threat to Afghan Buddhas” and is accompanied by a 7-plus-minute video.

Click here to read and see it now. (Link opens in new window.)