News Wire | Monday, Dec. 5, 2022

Iran Morality Police Status Unclear After ‘Closure’ Comment

By Jack Jeffery | Associated Press (free)

An Iranian lawmaker said Sunday that Iran’s government is “paying attention to the people’s real demands,” state media reported, a day after a top official suggested that the country’s morality police whose conduct helped trigger months of protests has been shut down.

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Ethiopian Guards Massacred Scores of Tigrayan Prisoners, Witnesses Say

By Katharine Houreld | The Washington Post

The deadliest killings occurred at the Mirab Abaya prison camp, where current and retired Tigrayan soldiers were detained.

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