Photo: These girls will perform at Carnegie Hall this month, as part of Afghanistan's only national orchestra. But the Afghan government has ordered the girls' shelter where they live to shut down its music program. http://on.wsj.com/Wklo2t

Music is "tempting people toward immorality and is against Islam," said the minister who signed the order.

Photo: Lorenzo Tugnoli for the WSJ
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These girls will perform at Carnegie Hall this month, as part of Afghanistan's only national orchestra. But the Afghan government has ordered the girls' shelter where they live to shut down its music program. http://on.wsj.com/Wklo2t

Music is "tempting people toward immorality and is against Islam," said the minister who signed the order.

Photo: Lorenzo Tugnoli for the WSJ

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