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World - Region
9/25/2022 2:24:09 PM
Iran's ultra-conservative President Ebrahim Raisi has vowed "decisive action" against the wave of unrest that has rocked the country since the death of young Kurdish woman Mahsa Amini in the custody of the morality police.

World - Region
9/22/2022 2:44:01 PM
Seventeen people have been killed in six straight nights of protests in Iran against the death of a young woman in morality police custody, state television reported in a toll update Thursday.

World - Region
9/22/2022 12:58:11 PM
Protests in Iran following the death of a young woman arrested by morality police could signal "a big change", according to Mahmood Amiry-Moghaddam, director of Oslo-based NGO Iran Human Rights (IHR).

World - Region
9/21/2022 8:33:46 PM
Britain's top diplomat called Wednesday on Iran's leadership to choose "another path" including embrace of a nuclear deal as protests grip the nation after the death of a young woman arrested by

World - Region
9/21/2022 6:15:08 PM
Iran's president on Wednesday accused the West of hypocrisy in its criticism of Tehran as eight people were reported dead in growing protests over the death of a young woman arrested by morality police.

World - Region
9/21/2022 1:42:09 PM
Protests have erupted across Iran in recent days after a 22-year-old woman died while being held by the morality police for violating the country's strictly enforced Islamic dress code.

World - Region
9/20/2022 7:02:12 PM
Three people have been killed during protests in Iran's Kurdistan province over the death of a young woman after she was arrested by "morality police", the region's governor said Tuesday.

World - Region
9/19/2022 10:53:41 PM
Fresh protests broke out Monday in Iran over the death of a young woman who had been arrested by the "morality police" that enforces a strict dress code, local media reported.

World - Region
1/1/2014 4:13:00 PM

Egypt - Politics
3/1/2013 3:13:24 PM
Self-proclaimed Committee for the Promotion of Virtue and the Prevention of Vice launches in Cairo, vows to use non-violent methods to promote 'Islamic morality'

Egypt - Politics
9/25/2012 7:48:58 PM
Criminal court in Suez finds 3 religious zealots guilty of murdering 20-year-old university student in June, slaps culprits with 15 years in prison each

Egypt - Politics
8/26/2012 2:19:33 PM
The Suez criminal court adjourned the trial against three bearded men facing charges of premeditated murder for killing a student in early July

Egypt - First 100 days
7/4/2012 10:28:01 PM
Spokesman for Egypt's Islamist president says there are no organised 'morality police' operating in Egypt, vows to 'bring law to bear' against 'moral' vigilantism

Egypt - Politics
1/13/2012 6:03:39 PM
While seeming emergence of Saudi-style 'Committee for Promotion of Virtue' has spooked Egyptian secularists, its existence remains unconfirmed until now

World - Region
1/13/2012 5:53:56 PM
No reasons given for King Abdullah's decision to replace head of Saudi's 'Organisation for Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice'

Egypt - Politics
1/12/2012 5:45:00 PM
A controversial hardliner group in Egypt announces that it purchased 1000 tazers to help its cadre defend themselves as they 'promote virtue' on the country's streets

Egypt - Politics
1/5/2012 10:40:28 AM
A new moral policing committee has piqued the ire of the foremost religious authority in Egypt, Al-Ahzar

Business - Economy
12/28/2011 3:48:12 PM
Tourism advocates lodge formal complaint against previously-unheard-of 'Committee to Promote Virtue and Prevent Vice'

Egypt - Politics
12/26/2011 3:28:00 PM
Salafist party denies any relation to the Facebook 'Committee for the promotion of virtue and prevention of vice in Egypt' similar to Saudi moral police; activists admonish idea of morality vigilantes

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