Islamists in Jordan have condemned a
Halloween party held in an Amman cafe, decrying it as homosexual and
The Muslim Brotherhood blasted the
celebration held Friday in a statement on its website the following
“We watched with disgust and shame
last night homosexual and Satanic rituals in an Amman cafe,” the
Brotherhood is quoted as saying by the AFP.
“This presents a challenge to the
values of the Jordanian people and their Arab and Muslim identity, as
well as a violation of religious laws.”
The group called on authorities to
punish those who organized the party.
The Muslim Brotherhood is one of the
largest Islamic movements, and thought to be the Arab world's most
influential. Its political wing is led by Sheikh Hamza Mansur.