mutawa : Definition, Usages, News and More
- 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.
- 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."