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a form of civil disobedience in which demonstrators occupy seats and refuse to move

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Even the decision to allow protestors to proceed to D-Chowk during the first sit-in in 2013 was not mine.
But if the sit-in disturbs the day to day lives of ordinary citizens, it should not be allowed.
Former Interior Minster Chaudhry Nisar has said that all political parties, the media, the army and other institutions need to come together to end the politics of sit-ins across Pakistan.
On Wednesday, El-Beblawi reiterated in a televised speech the cabinet's decision to disperse the ongoing sit-ins in Cairo in support of ousted president Mohamed Morsi.
Summary: A bomb scare and four separate sit-ins staged by supporters of Sheikh Ahmad Assir disrupted business in Sidon Sunday.
Activists in Salalah have been staging sit-ins outside the Governor's office since the end of February along with sit-ins at Muscat and Sohar.
The activists called on the Lebanese to continue the sit-ins until the sectarian system is overthrown.
He said, 'The PML-N believes in democracy and public service, and in coming elections, sit-in elements will face defeat once again.
LAHORE -- A day after two federal ministers requested Dr Tahirul Qadri to drop his plan to stage another sit-in, Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif on Monday asked his political rivals to restrict their fight with the ruling PML-N to elections as Pakistan could not afford more lock-downs and sit-ins.
Chaudhary Nisar, who is a former interior minister, said a precedent seemed to have been set, wherein powerful groups, some with considerable militant power, staged a sit-in and laid siege to Islamabad.
BAGHDAD / NINA / The security forces cut off bridges leading to the sit-in areas surrounding the Green Zone gates, while widespread security deployment witnessed in anticipation of the sit-in, called by the cleric Muqtada al-Sadr on Friday.
On Monday, the Giza Criminal Court postponed the Al-Nahda Square sit-in trial to 1 August.
In general, Let-Gen Khalfan Tamim said the mechanism will receive reports through phone, online or in writing or through any other means after which a team will move to the sit-in site within 15 minutes while specialists are expected to arrive within 45 minutes to gather preliminary inputs about the cause of the sit-in, summon the company's representative and then hold a joint employer-worker meeting to discuss the workers' demands and work out a settlement with a signed commitment by the company.
Al Sahry added that someone had played a prank by posting incorrect information about protesters ending their sit-in.