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Afghanistan’s all-female orchestra is hoping to revive music banned under the Taliban

Members of Zohra - Afghanistan’s first all-female orchestral ensemble - will take to the stage for two special performances in Melbourne and Sydney.

During Afghanistan’s bloody thirty-year civil war, the sound of music was one of the first casualties.

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Freedom of expression was censored by successive brutal regimes and musicians were often imprisoned and tortured.

For five years in the late 1990s, music was …

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