An international effort to protect all of Afghanistan's musicians in a time of crisis, along with their extraordinarily rich musical traditions, from the traditional rabab to the latest pop music.
24 June 2022 - 'Overcoming Adversity to Play Again: A Refugee’s Story'
In recognition of Refugee Week 2022, Musician and Associate Prof. Dr. Waheedullah Saghar (former head of the Music Department for the Faculty of Fine Arts at Kabul University) speaks of his experiences of being a refugee, and how music helps to keep our stories alive across continents.
6 December 2021 - 'Jobless, futureless, in constant fear': Afghan artists sign open letter to world leaders asking for help to escape the Taliban
Non-profit Artists at Risk issue letter to Boris Johnson, Joe Biden and other senior figures urging for better systems for those seeking asylum
NEWS & STORIES
Afghanistan's musicians share their accounts of the dangers they face under Taliban rule.
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A list of links to news articles that have covered the crisis for musicians in Afghanistan.