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Synonyms for ochlocracy

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

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Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], Feb 3 ( ANI ): An angry mob went on a rampage and clashed with the police on Saturday at Kolkata's Eastern Metropolitan Bypass after two pedestrians were run over by a speeding bus earlier in the day at Chingrighata.
When contacted, the Spokesman of the Federal Operations Unit, Zone A of Customs, Jerry Attah, confirmed the incident and explained that the Customs officers were moved to the police Area Command in Sango out of fear of them being lynched by the angry mob.
She said had Haleem Adil Sheikh not helped in shifting of the accused to the police station in a mobile van the angry mob would have surely lynched him on the spot.
She said had Haleem Adil Sheikh not helped in shifting the accused to the police station, the angry mob would have surely lynched him on the spot.
Earlier in August this year, an angry mob of around 300-400 persons had attacked the motorcade of deputy chief minister Sushil Kumar Modi, a leader from Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP), with stones in Vaishali district.
TUTANKHAMUN ITV, 9pm Angry mobs protest against the Pharaoh's mummy being removed from its tomb, while Carnarvon falls terminally ill, and tries to make peace with Carter and Evelyn.
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.
In some instances, employees of the Office of the Regional Treasurer (ORT) and the Regional Economic Zone Authority (Reza) had to be escorted out of their offices as the angry mob was suspicious that the employees were secretly bearing some of the memory cards locked inside the SKC arts theater.
Whether you assess a crowd as an angry mob or happy partygoers depends on both you and whom you're looking at, a new study suggests.
Hafiz Naeem and Babar Noman were picked up by an angry mob following the suicide attacks on Lahore's Roman Catholic Church and Christ Church in May.
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.
Rescue efforts and police probe were halted as angry mob blocked the way to the churches after the attack.
An angry mob then beat the train driver severely and set fire to the coaches in retaliation, officials said.
An angry mob chased the man and began pelting him with rocks, authorities said Monday.
LOS ANGELES -- FOX Digital Entertainment and Angry Mob Games are excited to announce their new game, Alien vs.