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Which Countries Have Religious Police?

What Is Sharia Law? http://www.seeker.com/what-is-sharia-law-1792475703.html » Subscribe to NowThis World: http://go.nowth.is/World_Subscribe Moral police ban drinking, nail polish, and displays of affection in 17 countries. Where are these authorities, and how powerful are they? Learn More: Pew Research Center: Religious police found in nearly one-in-ten countries worldwide http://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2014/03/19/religious-police-found-in-nearly-one-in-ten-countries-worldwide/ New York Times: Saudi Arabia Moves to Curb Its Feared Religious Police http://www.nytimes.com/2016/04/16/world/middleeast/saudi-arabia-moves-to-curb-its-feared-religious-police.html?mtrref=undefined&gwh=90C8EEF1586905C79537BA2445E52CD6&gwt=pay&_r=0 Aljazeera: Saudi Arabia strips religious police of arresting power http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2016/04/saudi-arabia-strips-religious-police-arresting-power-160413141418824.html The Gaurdian: Hamas patrols beaches in Gaza to enforce conservative dress code http://www.theguardian.com/world/2009/oct/18/hamas-gaza-islamist-dress-code Music Track Courtesy of APM Music: _ More from NowThis: » Subscribe to NowThis News: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe NowThis World is dedicated to bringing you topical explainers about the world around you. Each week we’ll be exploring current stories in international news, by examining the facts, providing historical context, and outlining the key players involved. We’ll also highlight powerful countries, ideologies, influential leaders, and ongoing global conflicts that are shaping the current landscape of the international community across the globe today. Like NowThis World on Facebook: https://go.nowth.is/World_Facebook http://www.youtube.com/nowthisworld Special thanks to Laura Ling for hosting Seeker Daily! Check Laura out on Twitter: https://twitter.com/lauraling