Monday, May 24, 2010

Muslim rocker from Pakistan on his 'jihad' against extremists...

Pakistani-born rock star Salman Ahmad says he is using music to fight the cultural battle against Muslim extremism. Currently in the UK, he has been speaking to the BBC's Caroline Hawley about his own personal "jihad".

His rock band have been described as South Asia's U2. They have sold about 30 million albums around the world.

And now the pony-tailed, Pakistani-born Muslim rocker Salman Ahmad is in the UK to sell his message of tolerance and non-violence to Muslim groups, and promote his autobiography, Rock & Roll Jihad.

Ahmad is fighting a cultural battle against those he calls "murderous thugs masquerading as holy men". More...

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