The American group of civil activists “the Satanic temple” has filed a lawsuit against the creators of the television series “Chilling adventures of Sabrina” for illegal from the point of view of activists, reproduction of the statue of Baphomet.
The amount of the claim is $ 50 million.
The activists accuse the company Netflix and Warner Bros that they used an exact replica invented the “Satanic temple” the statue of Satan in the form of Baphomet, which the service has no rights.
Netflix and Warner Bros declined to comment on the accusations.
Representatives of the “Satanic temple” claim that Satan is not a supernatural being, what appears to be a Baphomet in the series, and the literary image, a symbol of rebellion against tyranny. Thus, according to the followers of the “Satanic temple”, Netflix and Warner Bros not only violated the rights movement but also misled viewers of the series regarding the origin of the statue and what it symbolizes.
The lawsuit was filed in new York court on Tuesday. Activists of the “Satanic temple” it is said that the image they invented the statue of Baphomet appears in four episodes of the series.
One of the founders of the “Satanic temple” Lucien greaves has posted on Twitter two photos showing the similarity of the statue, shown in the series, with the statue of Baphomet.