Afghan folk singer taken from his house and killed by the Taliban

The United Nations Special Rapporteur on cultural rights Karima Bennoune and UNESCO’s Goodwill Ambassador on artistic freedom Deeyah Khan, have expressed “grave concern” over reports of Andarabi’s killing. 

“As UN Special Rapporteur on cultural rights, (with) UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador on artistic freedom Deeyah Khan, I express grave concern about reports of the terrible killing of singer #FawadAndarabi. We call on governments to demand the Taliban respect the #humanrights of #artists,” Bennoune said on Twitter Saturday.

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