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Behemoth's Nergal Comments On Supreme Court's Blasphemy Decision

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Behemoth's Nergal, who has recently overcome leukemia and was cleared of blasphemy charges, is now in danger of potentially serving jail time after the Polish supreme court now ruled against him on those previous charges of offending religious sensibilities by tearing up a Bible during a live show. Nergal has also now issued the following statement about the situation:

"As some of you know, I've been battling this bullshit for a few years now. Things are getting more serious and... dangerous.

"Anyways, looks like freethinking wins over obscurity in the end. If not in Poland, at least in Europe... Read and share.

"Wanted to thank you for all the words of support and encouragement. This means everything to me. Onward to victory! Hail Freedom!""

Excerpts from the EUObserver article that Nergal links to follows:

The European Commission has said that Poland's prosecution of a rock group for "blasphemy" is against European values.

Its lead singer, Adam Darski, while on stage in 2007, ripped up a Bible and called the Roman Catholic church a "murderous cult."

In a case with echoes of Pussy Riot in Russia or Mohammed cartoons in Denmark, the Polish supreme court on Monday said prosecutors can go after Darski on the basis of article 196 of Poland's penal code on "the crime of offending religious sensibilities." In theory, he faces two years in prison. But nobody expects a jail sentence if he loses.

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1. Christhunter 666 writes:

Sad Day For Free Speach,Religion Sucks Big Time.
Hail Behemoth

# Nov 3, 2012 @ 1:36 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. hellrat writes:

fvckin sweet haircut

NP---A fine Day to Die---Emperor covering Bathory

# Nov 3, 2012 @ 2:02 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. BrianMN writes:

^^^LMAO, I have the same fvckin hair cut but I work in accounting, what's his excuse?
He does kind of look like a history teacher.
Nergal please educate your judicial system.
People of Poland, please put a more liberal system in place during the next elections.

# Nov 3, 2012 @ 3:57 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. hellrat writes:

^I already hold you in regard brother, but if you've got that fvckin same SWEET haircut...well, ya just went up another notch in my wicked book ;)

that sh!t is frikken awesome

NP---Ray Ray's Juke Joint---Jamey

# Nov 3, 2012 @ 7:32 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. silvermountains writes:

wow, religion needs to fvckin fall off earth. its all a lie.

# Nov 3, 2012 @ 7:51 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. hellrat writes:

But sweet haircuts never fib, man \m/

# Nov 3, 2012 @ 10:51 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. shel gordon writes:

"ive been battling this bullsh** for years now, things are getting more serious and dangerous"
First off its the bullsh** you caused your own self buy putting yourself in this situation, ya it is serious, this happend in your home country, you knew the laws and the rules, ya its bullsh** but you knew the possible repercussions of it all, you play you pay.
Dangerous, im totally guessing its because he may have to go to the hole for a year and possibly do some jail and fisting time, dont tell me the church over in polands like the mafia and will rubb you and your whole family out.
Quit crying.

# Nov 4, 2012 @ 12:58 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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8. Bob Johnson writes:

That's awesome the European Commission is standing up for him and for free speech! However, it's pathetic there are still blasphemy laws in Europe or anywhere on the planet! Blasphemy laws show how weak and foolish the religious teachings are. For if they were solid and reasonable they would not require blasphemy laws to protect them. We need a revolution in religion based on our God-given reason and Deism as the American revolutionary and Deist Thomas Paine called for in his important landmark book, The Age of Reason, The Complete Edition.

Progress! Bob Johnson
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# Nov 4, 2012 @ 12:03 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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9. Erockeris writes:

Shel your a douche, and not just a small douche but a big bag full of d***s douche. Calling the church a murderous cult is like me calling you a douche. Both statements are true, and in the long run change nothing. The church will still be a murderous cult, and you will still be a douche. So with that said, I will go now and get a bible, role some smokes out of it, line my cats litter box with it, and also make a bunch of origami out of it to mail to Poland; as for you, you will still be a douche.

# Nov 4, 2012 @ 3:30 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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10. samuelmalose2012@gmail.com writes:

ShemInIth. LosIng panel code Is very disguisting too,even myself I'lve lost tha from john kennedy college,I'm. Now In a sad mood

# Nov 4, 2012 @ 5:49 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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11. Ralph writes:

Shel, you are a pitiful ignorant son of a b****. All through history people have been persecuted for speaking out against tyranny - and the freedoms most of us in the west enjoy are a result. I suppose all those people lynched and beaten in the civil rights movement had it coming because they should have known their place? The church has a horrific history and of all the organizations on this planet is the least deserving of legal protection against being offended. If anyone should quit crying it's the f***ing catholic church.

# Nov 4, 2012 @ 6:01 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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12. mary hakkinen writes:

f*** Religion and their narrow minded hypocritical followers!

# Nov 5, 2012 @ 6:02 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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13. hellrat writes:

Nergie makes Shelly G's mulva dribble...and it renders the poor snivelling c***snatch all pissy and irrational

class... :)

# Nov 5, 2012 @ 9:51 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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14. hellrat writes:

err, that would be C0CKsnatch...ya know, a dude who WOULD be a d!ck if he wasn't such a goddamned pvssy....or conversely, a chick who would be a b!tch, but is much too flaccid of demeanor

invertabrate fvcking SLUGS :)

# Nov 5, 2012 @ 9:56 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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15. Killingtime writes:

'The truth will set you free... but first it will make you miserable.' - President James Garfield.

# Nov 5, 2012 @ 10:12 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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16. shel gordon writes:

post 9, your breaking my heart, its sounds like your BAL is lingering dangerously in amy winehouse territory, you totally missed the boat with my scud, same with you ralph, idk wtf your on, but im not defending the church, im stating that adams actions where a$$ backwards handling his protest of the church, if you were bright enough you would have figured that out, he knew what he was getting into, he knew the laws, hes a grown a$$ man, im assuming he isnt retarded because he damn well knew this could happend.
he could/should have handled things much more maturly and articulate.
comprende? protest the laws, but do it a bit more professional and civil.
damn.

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17. GORECUNT writes:

In court wearing a Watain shirt. Awesome choice.

# Nov 5, 2012 @ 6:14 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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18. GORECUNT writes:

I wish I could "like" post 9.

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