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“Music is life” – Khyber musicians denounce ulema’s ban on music at weddings

Local musicians express their strong disapproval of a blanket ban on music by Khyber ulema, stating that folk music has strong cultural and literary roots and is integral to the identity of the locals.

No country for musicians

Mirwais Nabi always dreamt of becoming Afghanistan’s pop sensation but his dreams were shattered after the Taliban took over. His office was attacked and all his musical instruments were vandalised leaving him no choice but to flee his homeland.