Countless Buddhist ruins in an ancient site in Afghanistan are at risk of being destroyed unless something is done to stop planned mining, activists say.
The ‘Civilisation: Roots of Human Kinds’ seminar will take place at Silpakorn University’s Wang Thapra campus.
Located 40km southeast of Kabul, Mes Aynak is an archaeological site with several Buddhist monasteries beneath its 400,000m2. There also remains a fortress, urban dwellings and earlier remnants of human habitation going back 5,000 years or more.
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