[T]he Interior Ministry released a statement on the so-called emo phenomenon, blasting it as Satanic.What the hell? It's like Footloose but with Kalashnikovs and beheadings. I'd like someone to point out to me the surah (or the verse in Deuteronomy, for that matter,) that explicitly condemns black nail polish and Peter Murphy albums.
It said the movement, which it described as young people wearing "strange and tight clothes with graphics such as skulls," is being monitored by authorities with the goal of eliminating it.
To that end, community or "moral police" will be allowed to enter schools in the capital, the statement read.