Bhutan - generation in transition (50/88)

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Local villagers gather to watch Television at a small restaurant in Bhutan. Television and the internet have been accessible only since 1999 in Bhutan, 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. Photo: Sanjit Das/Panos
Local villagers gather to watch Television at a small restaurant in Bhutan. Television and the internet have been accessible only since 1999 in Bhutan, 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. Photo: Sanjit Das/Panos
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