• ‘Freemuse Ambassador’ plays Nobel Peace Prize concert

    NEWS ##PagePublishedLong## ‘Freemuse Ambassador’ plays Nobel Peace Prize concert in Norway Televised to 100 countries, ‘Freemuse Ambassador’ Salman Ahmad and his band Junoon will perform with artists from all over the world at the Nobel Peace Prize Concert in Oslo, Norway, on Tuesday 11 December 2007. In just a few years the yearly Nobel Peace Prize […]
  • Book by Salman Ahmad: ‘Rock & Roll Jihad’

    BOOKS ##PagePublishedLong## Pakistan / USA:Salman Ahmad: ‘Rock & Roll Jihad – A Muslim Rock Star’s Revolution’ Salman Ahmad was lead singer and guitarist in the Pakistani rock band Junoon, one of the most popular rock groups in South Asia with 30 million record sales. In his book ‘Rock & Roll Jihad’ he desribes his encounters with […]
  • USA: Banned Musician speaks at Clinton Global Initiative

    NEWS ##PagePublishedLong## USA:Banned musician invited to speakat Clinton Global Initiative Pakistani guitarist Salman Ahmad is invited to speak at former US president Bill Clinton’s Global Initiative panel in New York on 21 September 2006 Salman Ahmad will make a presentation on the role of culture in building bridges between Islam and the West.Salman last year […]
  • Salman Ahmad

    SALMAN AHMAD Musician (Pakistan)       Salman Ahmad was a member of the Pakistani rock band Junoon, until he moved to the US. In this video interview he tells about his experience of meeting with clerics in Pakistan and discussing with them whether it is true that music is prohibited according to Islam.   Wimpy […]
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  • Pakistan: The censored meet the censor

    NEWS ##PagePublishedLong## Pakistan: The censored meet the censorWhere in Islam does it say that music is forbidden?” In the BBC4 programme “The Rock Star and the Mullah”, Salman Ahmad, guitarist with Pakistani rock group Junoon, meet the men who banned music. From BBC;http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/3322539.stm Related reading
  • Freedom of Expression Awards 2004

    NEWS Freedom of Expression Awards 2004 The Index on Censorship Freedom of Expression Awards 2004 took place on 22 March. The Music Award went to Daniel Barenboim & Edward Said. The other nominees were Gorki Luis Águila Carrasco, Junoon, and Ferhat Tunc. See; http://www.indexonline.org/news/20040322_international.shtml Read more: Roskilde Festival 2003, Damon Albarn on music censorship Damon […]
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