July 1, 2010 on BBC News:
Hundreds of Muslim parents are withdrawing children from music lessons because their beliefs forbid them from learning an instrument.(via Cynical-C Blog)
The Muslim Council of Britain (MCB) said music lessons were potentially unacceptable to about 10% of Muslims.
This could equate to hundreds of Muslim children being withdrawn from the lessons, the MCB said.
It said passages from a collection of the Prophet Mohammed's teachings banned instruments.