Pro-Government Militias

Pro-Government Militia Website

Committee for the Promotion of Virtue and the Prevention of Vice (Saudi Arabia)

Name assigned by coder: no
PGM ID Number: 247
Country: Saudi Arabia
Date formed: Oct. 2, 1985
Details of Formation:
Date dissolved: Unknown
Details of Termination: still active
Successor group(s): none
Private Military Company? no
Government Relation: type2
Government Link(s): state/military institution
Training and Equipment unclear
Shared Information and Joint Operations yes
Shared personnel unclear
Types of Material Support: domestic government
State Sponsor(s): none
Other Connection(s):
Membership: religious
Location: nationwide
Force Strength: [unknown, 9000]
Target(s): civilians; foreigners; religious group
Purpose(s): protect state, national or religious institutions
Other Information: