mutiny against

mutiny against someone or something

1. to rebel against a ship's captain or the captain's authority. The crew mutinied against the officers. They know better than to mutiny against an authority as great as that held by Captain Bligh.
2. to rebel against someone or something. It does no good to mutiny against the professor. The students mutinied against the school's administration.
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First it was urgent, then threatening and soon sounded like a call for mutiny against Louis Van Gaal and his pedestrianisation of Manchester United.
He joined the SPLA in August 1992 after a failed mutiny against the Sudanese army, becoming a commander around Juba in October 1992.
However, Qadeer's lawyer contended that his client's struggle for the rights of missing persons does not suggest that he is attempting to carry out a mutiny against the army.
So he's transferred there and faces an unexpected destination, unidentified enemies, and possesses secret orders that may ultimately led him to mutiny against the institution he serves.
1857: The Sepoy Rebellion broke out in Meerut, |triggering the Indian Mutiny against British rule.
ISLAMABAD, Sep 2 (KUNA) -- The Interior Minister of Pakistan, Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan on Tuesday while addressing the joint session of parliament on current political situation declared the protests and sit-ins in federal capital Islamabad as illegal, unconstitutional and mutiny against the state, said official press release.
Senior leaders of Maharashtra and Assam, both poll-bound states, have quit, lending traction to mutiny against Rahul.
MONDAY was a day of rebellion in the Congress as senior leaders in poll- bound Maharashtra and Assam quit the government while laying bare their personal ambitions in a clear signal of mutiny against vicepresident Rahul Gandhi.
Euro 2008 brought a return of just one point and one goal from three group games, which was mirrored in a 2010 World Cup campaign in South Africa overshadowed by mutiny against then-coach Raymond Domenech.
1857: The Sepoy Rebellion broke out in Meerut, triggering the Indian Mutiny against British rule.
Jordan's Permanent Representative to the United Nations, HRH Prince Zeid bin Rd, said that a mutiny against the State and the Constitution of Ukraine was occurring, adding that its continuation would lead to the dismantling of the state.
1 ( ANI ): After 157 years of obscurity, historians have retrieved fifteen skeletons from a well here, belonging to people who took part in the 1857 Mutiny against the British.
Yes, people are required to "buy" it, but while people don't rebel against Social Security, they do mutiny against any attempt to take it away.
It's a team that over the past six years has (here goes): had its new-ball attack fight each other with a cricket bat, had one of those bowlers arrested on suspicion of carrying drugs at Dubai airport, won the 2009 Twenty20 World Cup, had a mutiny against its captain in Australia, been embroiled in a spot-fixing scandal leading to three players being banned and thrashed the world No.
Experts believe the treasure may have belonged to Nana Sahib, a landowner who joined the 1857 mutiny against the British.