According to news reports, a lawyer for the Muslim Brotherhood’s Freedom and Justice Party (FJP) filed a complaint Saturday to Egypt’s interior ministry against El-Sawy Culture Wheel, the prominent cultural centre in Cairo’s upscale Zamalek district.
The suit claims the venue hosts “Satanist” rock bands and events.
The suit further claims an August 31 concert at the center was attended by people wearing T-shirts adorned with what the lawyer said were satanic shapes and symbols.
The attorney said one of his two clients, both of whom are members of an independent anti-corruption NGO called “We’re Watching You,” had also filmed a group of people who he said were performing satanic rituals in the center.
Sure. Let’s see the videotape, fuckers. Let’s see your proof. Release it.
Why does anyone care about this shit? Really, if you read Satanism’s answer to the “Ten Commandments,” you’ll realize they make some good points.
The Culture Wheel responded with a statement denying the claims.
“In our ten years of activity, the Culture Wheel has not hosted any kind of practice that could be called Satanic,” the statement said.
The lawsuit has dredged up bad memories of the 1990s for Egyptian metal fans.
In 1997, Egyptian police arrested some 100 heavy metal fans, including several who were jailed for weeks, over accusations they belonged to a Satanic cult aimed at spreading drugs and sexual freedom.
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