• Press release: New Freemuse CD: Listen to the banned

    PRESS RELEASE##PageSearchDescription## ##PagePublishedLong## Freemuse CD: Listen to the banned Music that makes dictators tremble Listen to the banned is a unique collection of contemporary songs by artists who have been censored, persecuted, taken to court, imprisoned and even tortured for a very simple reason — their music. Music brings joy and gives a voice to […]
  • Human Rights for Musicians – Impressions & Descriptions: Farhad Darya

    PUBLICATIONS TEN YEARS WITH FREEMUSE IMPRESSIONS & DESCRIPTIONS Farhad Darya Singer, songwriter and lyricist, Afghanistan My relationship with Freemuse goes back to August of 2001 when I met Mrs. Marie Korpe, the founder of Freemuse, for the first time in Copenhagen. It was the day I was recognized as the best Artist of the Year […]
  • Afghan singer Farhad Darya poisoned in Los Angeles

    NEWS ##PagePublishedLong## Afghanistan / USA:Afghan singer poisoned in Los Angeles On New Years Eve, the popular Afghan singer Farhad Darya fell ill and had to interrupt his concert in California. He was rushed to hospital where the doctors found remains of poison in his body By Hamid Roashan, Afghan2afghan.com On 31 December 2005, Afghan singer […]
  • Farhad Darya (2002)

    FARHAD DARYASinger and Composer (Afghanistan) ##PagePublishedLong## “The music is the strongest weapon ever. You could send your message through it’s magic, as far and as deep as you want.It brings hope!That’s why all dictators are afraid of it’s magic, it’s power. So they try to ban it – they try to censor it.”Farhad Darya Award winning […]
  • Afghanistan: Bomb blast at Farhad Darya’s concert

    NEWS Afghanistan: Bomb blast at Farhad Darya’s concert A bomb blast at a concert by Afghanistan’s top singer held in the Westerm city of Herat wounded at least 13 people on 14 September 2010, reported ABC News. Read the full story:   Afghanistan ABC News – 15 September 2010: ‘Bomb blast at Afghan concert injures […]
  • Farhad Darya

    Farhad Darya(Afghanistan) 25 February 2008 Farhad Darya is the most famous and best-selling pop singer, music director and composer in Afghanistan. He is known as ‘Voice of Afghan People’ as well as ‘International Voice of Afghanistan’. Regarding the history of music censorship in the country, Farhad Darya’s case is one of the most significant. Wimpy […]
  • Pakistan: Fear and persecution follows Afghan musicians

    ARTICLE Pakistan: Fear and persecution follows Afghan musicians Fear and persecution forced them to leave Afghanistan. Now it is haunting them in north-west Pakistan. Islamists’ continous attacks on music centres send fear across the region and make the Afghan singers living in Peshawar feel insecure. They experience lack of job opportunities, and are on the […]
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