• Afghanistan: Afghan idol: ‘My life is under threat’

    NEWS     Afghanistan: Afghan idol: ‘My life is under threat’ 20-year-old Lima Sahar charmed her way into the third spot of the 2008 version of the wildly popular ‘Afghan Star’ competition, beating more than 2,000 rivals in votes sent by mobile telephone text message. Now in exile, she fears for her life.   A […]
  • Afghanistan: Singer becomes symbol in the struggle for music freedom

    NEWS     Afghanistan: Young singer becomes symbol in the struggle for music freedom 18-year-old Lima Sahar has placed herself in the middle of Afghanistan’s continous gender and music struggle. She could become the winner of the tv show ‘Afghan Star’ – the war-torn country’s answer to ‘American Idol’ which is drawing millions of viewers […]
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