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Iran to disband morality police amid ongoing protests, says attorney general

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Iran's morality police, which is tasked with enforcing the country's Islamic dress code, is being disbanded, the country's attorney general says. Mohammad Jafar Montazeri's comments, yet to be confirmed by other agencies, were made at an event on Sunday.
Published 2 months ago · Tehran, Iran, Islamic Republic of

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