Which Countries Have Religious Police?

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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

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