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Iran's Morality Patrols in 2007

July 8, 2022
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Iran's Morality Patrols in 2007
Iran's Morality Patrols in 2007
Iran's Morality Patrols in 2007
Iran's Morality Patrols in 2007
Iran's Morality Patrols in 2007
Iran's Morality Patrols in 2007
Iran's Morality Patrols in 2007
Iran's Morality Patrols in 2007
Iran's Morality Patrols in 2007
Iran's Morality Patrols in 2007
Iran's Morality Patrols in 2007
Iran's Morality Patrols in 2007

In the past two weeks morality patrols have stepped up their presence in cities across Iran, harassing and detaining women on the pretext of their clothing choices, particularly in relation to veiling. This phenomenon has a long history in Iran and is infamous abroad. These images from IranWire's archive show state agents in action some 15 years ago.

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