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Youths hang and share a light moment around the city's main clock tower area in downtown Thimphu, Bhutan. Television and the internet have been accessible only since 1999, and were introduced despite widespread fears that their "controversial" content such as fashion shows, western music, wrestling, and pornography, could destroy the kingdom's traditional way of life based on unique Buddhist principles. Sanjit Das/Panos
Youths hang and share a light moment around the city's main clock tower area in downtown Thimphu, Bhutan. Television and the internet have been accessible only since 1999, and were introduced despite widespread fears that their "controversial" content such as fashion shows, western music, wrestling, and pornography, could destroy the kingdom's traditional way of life based on unique Buddhist principles. Sanjit Das/Panos
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