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Komiteh


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Revolutionary committees active in the Iranian Revolution of 1979. Began before the revolution as neighborhood defense units against government-backed club wielders who attacked protesters. Ideologically diverse; the Komiteh members who supported a democratic outcome left as the youth of the committees came under religious influence. In 1991 they were incorporated into the police force and ceased to exist independently.

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