Robert Smith of the Gulf Daily News is reporting that a member of Bahraini Parliament is standing by his claims that Satanists in Bahrain are staging rock concerts as a cover for devil worship.But the 18-year-old Bahraini organizer of a concert believed to be at the centre of the allegations denied the claims. He dismissed reports that members of the audience "danced until they were drunk with hysteria". No alcohol was served during the event, which was largely attended by teenagers aged 16 to 18, said the organizer, who asked to remain anonymous. "When we planned the party I said I didn't want any alcohol — just soft drinks and food," he said. Some of the band members' parents were also at the event, according to the organizer. "This is not the first rock concert to be held in Bahrain," he told the Gulf Daily News. However, MP Shaikh Mohammed Khalid Mohammed stood by his claims. "I am scared for my family and children," said Shaikh Mohammed, who is MP for Constituency Six of the Northern Governorate. "It is the truth. I spoke to someone who admitted it is happening." [Read more]
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