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# morality police

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Iran publicly executes second prisoner detained amid protests challenging the country's theocracy
At least 488 people have been killed since the demonstrations began in mid-September, according to Human Rights Activists in Iran.
Iran abolishes morality police after months of protests triggered by arrest of Mahsa Amini
The morality police were established to “spread the culture of modesty and hijab”.
Iran orders probe into 'shocking' police brutality video
Rights groups have said the video exposed the brutality of the crackdown on demonstrations sparked by Mahsa Amini’s death.
Mother of teen protestor in Iran says her daughter was murdered
The protests were sparked by the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini in the custody of the morality police.
17 dead in Iran as protests grow following death of woman after morality police arrest
Iranian authorities have also restricted internet access and blocked messaging apps including WhatsApp and Instagram.
Protests spread across Iran over woman's death following arrest due to 'improper' headscarf
In the demonstrations, many Iranian women have taken off their headscarves in protest.
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People in Iran could face up to 74 lashes ... for walking a dog
Hardliners in Iran’s parliament are worried about an “invasion” of Western culture.