Islamic Revolution Committees

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Islamic Revolution Committees
Islamic Revolution Committees.svg
Active 1979–1991
Country Iran
Type Islamic religious police
Role Law Enforcement
Nickname(s) Committee
Commanders
Notable
commanders
Mohammad Reza Mahdavi Kani

Islamic Revolution Committees or Committees of Islamic Revolution (Persian: کمیته‌های انقلاب اسلامی‎), simply known as the Committee (کمیته), was a law enforcement force in Iran acting under Ministry of Interior. The Committee was responsible for enforcing Islamic regulations and moral standards on social behavior[1]. Founded as one of Organizations of the Iranian Revolution in 1979, it was eventually merged with Shahrbani and Gendarmerie to form Law Enforcement Force of Islamic Republic of Iran (NAJA) in 1991.[2]

References

  1. ^ The New York Times, 16 July, 1990 In Iran, a Glimpse of Ankle Can Bring Out the Komiteh https://www.nytimes.com/1990/07/16/world/in-iran-a-glimpse-of-ankle-can-bring-out-the-komiteh.html
  2. ^ Schirazi The Constitution of Iran (1997), p.152
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