Iran: Regime Loses Stability and Disbands Morality Police

Faced with growing protests in Iran, the Islamic regime has been using sticks (harsh repression) and carrots (declaration of reform). Is this enough to quell the demand to topple this regime?

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LThe information revealed by a key figure of the Iranian regime this Sunday morning hits the spirits: “Those who created the moral police have destroyed it,” declared the country’s Attorney General Hojatolislam Mohammad Zafar Montasari, without further details. It was this Morality Guard (in Farsi, “orientation patrol”) that, with their brutality, set fire to the powder in Iran when Mahsa Amini, a young Kurdish woman, died in Iran three months ago. It was announced in Tehran after being arrested for improperly wearing the Islamic headscarf.

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