Mobocracy Again

June 1961
Time;6/16/1961, Vol. 77 Issue 25, p26
The article reports on the tyranny of the majority in Japan which triggered the Socialist delegates to protest. It points to the political violence prevention bill issued by Japanese premier Hayato Ikeda which was aimed to prevent a kind of mob violence. The bill sought merely to punish the demonstrators who invaded and provoked violence in official quarters, but the Socialist opposition demanded that the bill should be addressed only to the rightist demonstrators.


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