“The man who spent his life singing the praises of the prophet Muhammad…was accused of blaspheming the prophet, and he was executed for it.
“One of Pakistan’s most famous and respected musicians, celebrated for devotional songs from a centuries-old mystic tradition, has been shot dead by ‘Taliban’ gunmen in Karachi.
“Amjad Sabri, 45, was shot by two men on a motorbike as he drove through a congested area of the port city… A relative travelling with the musician was injured but survived.
“A spokesman for the Pakistani ‘Taliban’, Qari Saifullah Mehsud, claimed responsibility for the killing and said Sabri was targeted because the group considered his music blasphemous, local media reported. Continue reading “‘You Can’t Kill The Music’”