101 East - Nepal: The Great Plunder

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On the global art market, Himalayan statues of religious deities fetch millions of dollars. But to the Nepalese, they are living gods who have been stolen from their communities. In this exclusive Al Jazeera investigation, 101 East senior presenter and reporter Steve Chao takes viewers on a breathtaking journey across the Himalayas, to reveal how the art world's hunger for ancient artefacts is destroying a centuries-old culture. But as 101 East discovers, the Nepalese are now taking a stand and demanding a stop to the plunder of their greatest treasures.

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