An official in Iran recently shared that the morality police in the country has closed down.
This announcement comes after months of protests against the morality police have cause death and destruction. Whether it’s true or not is unclear.
One lawmaker in the country has said that the government is paying attention to the people’s real demands, according to the Associated Press.
Morality police are exactly what they sound like, and monitor things like women wearing veils. They came under fire when 22-year-old Mahsa Amini was killed while in custody. She was held for violating Islamic dress codes, sparking protests across the nation.
Reports indicate that since the death of Amini in September, there have been less morality police and more women in public without headscarves.
At least 470 have been killed during protests and over 18,000 arrested. Now, the government appears to want to listen to the demands of people and put a rest to the protests happening.
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