ochlocracy

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Synonyms for ochlocracy

a political system in which a mob is the source of control

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The angry mob gunned down an unidentified suspect and wounded another suspect identified as 25-year-old Ahsan Azam.
After video surfaced on social media of a 42-year-old man surnamed Lin beating his son and choking his wife, a gang of vigilantes stormed his home and assaulted him for revenge, while an angry mob gathered outside his home in New Taipei City's Luzhou District and fried up hot chili peppers in protest.
PATNA: Angry mob lynched three miscreants while they were fleeing after abducting a schoolgirl in Bihar on Friday -- the latest incident raising a big question mark over the state of prevailing law and order situation in Bihar.
figure By NDUNGU GACHANE A 70-year-old man from Muthithi village in Kigumo Constituency, Muranga County has escaped death by a whisker after he was attacked by an angry mob for allegedly trying defile a nursery school pupil.According to locals, the man had visited the minor's home at around 6.
Mashal Khan, a student of Mass Communication, was beaten and shot to death by an angry mob under allegations of blasphemy on April 3, 2017.
He said Haleem Adil had saved the life of the accused by getting him shifted to the police station in a mobile van, because the angry mob gathered there wanted to burn him alive.
He said that Haleem Adil had saved the life of the accused by getting him shifted to the police station in a mobile van because the angry mob gathered there wanted to burn him alive.He said had Haleem Adil not saved his life, the mob had surely lynched the accused.
The incident provokes an angry mob to march on Trenwith, and Ross struggles to prevent further violence.
On 17 July, the families of two priests from Minya were reportedly assaulted with knives by an angry mob, leaving one dead and three injured.
Alan and Gary Keery's Cereal Killer Cafe in London's Shoreditch district was targeted by an "angry mob" on Saturday in a demo against gentrification of the area.
SyVAS (CyHAN)- Sivas Governor Alim Barut made some comments on the 22nd anniversary of the Madymak massacre, in which 33 Alevi artists and intellectuals were killed in a fire set by an angry mob at the Madymak Hotel in Sivas in 1993.
Summary: Pakistan: An angry mob stormed a police station in southern Pakistan, ...
Summary: Mayor of London Boris Johnson got heckled by an angry mob on Wednesday during a visit to Bristol.
No casualties were reported but angry mob reportedly beat up northern traders when residents were running away from the area to escape shooting between the soldier and local police who attempted to stop him entering the market.
KARACHI, May 19 -- An unidentified man was tortured to death by an angry mob in Korangi Industrial Area.