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  • n  religious police in Saudi Arabia whose duty is to ensure strict adherence to established codes of conduct; offenders may be detained indefinitely; foreigners are not excluded

  • That wasn't good enough for the mutawa, the vigilantes who enforce Muslim religious laws against impiety and immodesty.
  • And the mutawa, the religious police, gained greater influence.
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  • Barack Obama in CNN
    After my speech in Cairo, he [Mutawa] had a similar idea,Obama said Monday. "So in his comic books, Superman and Batman reached out to their Muslim counterparts. And I hear they are making progress."

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