lawlessness


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lawlessness

noun actions in defiance of the law, criminal anarchy, disreputable conduct, felonious connuct, havoc, illegal conduct, insidious behavior, insubordinaaion to the rule of law, irresponsible conduct, lawbreaking activity, mutinous conduct, outlawed conduct, rebellious conduct, recalcitrant conduct, revolutionary conduct, riotous behavior, seditious activity, subversive actions, uncontrolled actions, ungovernable actions, unlicensed behavior, unsuppressed conduct, untoward behavior, unwarrantable behavvor, wrongful action
Associated concepts: international law, rule of law
See also: anarchy, burglary, criminality, delinquency, disorder, illegality, irregularity, lynch law, misconduct, misdeed, misdoing, misrule, offense, racket, revolution, riot, wrong
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The JI Secretary General deplored that Karachi the economic life line of the country, was afflicted by lawlessness while the targeted operation had been made meaningless.
Addressing to the workers, Munawar Hasan said that the inflation and unemployment were also the faces of cruelty, which have ignited the lawlessness in the country.
Bajwa further stated, "For the past six years, lawlessness is seen in Punjab.
He said travel restrictions due to Polio are not right, lawlessness is on its peak in the country and is increasing day by day and life of a common man is disturbed.
Hearing of Karachi lawlessness case was to be held on Sep 18 in Karachi registry, however the hearing will now be held on Sep 19 with the delay of one day.
Akhilesh, who took over as the youngest chief minister of Uttar Pradesh on March 15, has an uphill task of dispelling Samajwadi Party's image of being lax in tackling lawlessness.
Every color means liberty; every form of star and beam or stripe of light means liberty; not lawlessness, not license, but organized institutional liberty - liberty through law, and law for liberty.
Children are likely to ask challenging questions such as how their god could let such a horrible disaster happen, why adults can't provide more help sooner, if life will ever be the same, or why such lawlessness occurred in the aftermath.
Duterte earlier said he might be forced to suspend the writ of habeas corpus amid the escalating violence if lawlessness in the country escalates.
Karachi -- The lawlessness and unabated terrorism has turned the "City of Light" into darkness.
MULTAN -- Former Prime Minister (PM) Syed Yousaf Raza Gilani has called for promoting politics of reconciliation to end lawlessness and terrorism and warned if it is not done so country will plunge into more chaos .
Rampur, Jan 25 ( ANI ): Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Azam Khan on Wednesday said civil society activists are enemies of democracy, and charged them with promoting lawlessness and misusing crowds to get their demands fulfilled.