His blasphemy charges appear profitable to him, with him raising $17,000 in contributions to challenge paying a fine of €3,340.Such cases in Poland are not uncommon. You only have to look at Adam Darski himself. The singer has faced multiple previous lawsuits over the past 13 years for allegedly offending religious feelings by ripping up a Bible and setting fire to crosses on stage or writing a song praising the murderers of Bishop Adalbert, the patron saint of Poland.
There's another ongoing high-profile trial of three activists accused of the same offence for allegedly putting up posters and stickers depicting the "Black Madonna", an icon venerated by Polish Catholics, with a halo of LGBT rainbow colours. A verdict is expected on Tuesday.