Polish court acquitted the leader of a death metal band Behemoth Darskogo Adam, who was accused of abusing the Bible. According to Rzeczpospolita, the court found art form episode of the concert in Gdansk in 2007, when Darsky tore the Bible, calling it false books, and the church – a criminal sect.
According to Judge Krzysztof Vitskovskogo, Darskogo actions are understandable aesthetic concept of Behemoth. In addition, according to Vitskovskogo, the court has no right to restrict the freedom of people to express themselves and to express criticism of religions. Also, when the verdict the court took into account the view of Christian witness, who said that their outburst Darskogo not happy with this oskorbila.Pri acquittal were not all. Thus, according to the president of the National Committee to combat sectarian Ryszard Nowak, creative people can not use the license and be above the law. The courts decision is going to Novak oprotestovat.Soglasno Polish law, the majority of whose population professes Catholicism, insulting religious feelings of a criminal offense for which punishment could face up to two years in prison svobody.Epizod with the desecration of copies of the Bible took place in the club Ucho in September in 2007. Then Adam Darsky, acting under the name Nergal, broke in pieces the sacred book, which is then thrown to the public. Scraps of pages offered szhech.Gruppa Nergal Behemoth was formed in 1991 in Gdansk. In his early years musicians have their works attributed to black metal, but since 1999 the sound of the team began to show the elements of death metal. The group moved away from the pagan motifs in the lyrics, devoting himself to the occult and mythology of the Middle East. Adam Darsky is the undisputed leader of Behemoth, vocalist and lead guitarist.