Iran morality police status unclear after 'closure' comment


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“Both the administration and parliament insisted that paying attention to the people’s demand that is mainly economic is the best way for achieving stability and confronting the riots,” he said,

In other words feed the people. give them back what has been stolen from them since 1987. Iran and the Taliban are implementing a BACKWARD Islamic rules and using religion as a tool to suppress the people.

Islam gives and protects women rights to work, get educated, and participate in every aspect of life but that is too much for the rulers of these two nation to handle, they see women as a rival as they are much smarter and a lot more adaptable.

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The claims of the demise of the morality police have already been refuted by other members of the Iranian government. Veiling women is a fundamental aspect of how the mullahs exert social control over the whole population. While some in government may genuinely favor this move the hard liners are going to fight tooth and nail to prevent it. There will be a back and fourth struggle with conflicting public announcements. It is too early to say women have prevailed, even as in Tehran women are out in public bare headed (a thing of beauty too).

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Great news. Sometime it takes nations to adjust to new times.

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Mullah's on the brink...

The evil regime must go. The Iranians have suffered enough.

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So the latest coming out of Iran was that their Attorney General was being sarcastic. He was trying to say that the police are so busy dealing with protests they are effectively not policing morality. Their Attorney General doesn't have the authority to cancel or suspend the morality police. Only the Interior Ministry has that authority.

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Why is the byline for this story from Cairo and not inside Iran? Are reporters afraid?

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Why is the byline for this story from Cairo and not inside Iran? Are reporters afraid?

Yes. Iran is not a hospitable place for journalists. Some end up being accused of spying and spend significant time in prison. It is not legally possible for foreign journalists to operate in Iran freely. Journalists who visit Iran are assigned minders from the Ministry of Islamic Guidance who accompany them on all trips outside their hotels. Reporters are also required to submit their film and tapes to ministry officials for approval before their reports may be submitted to their newspaper, magazine or media outlet.

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