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

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Minister of Interior vows to "deal with" new pro-Morsi sit-in
Ramadi / NINA /--Thousands of people flocked since the early hours of the day to the sit-ins yards in Fallujah, Ramadi especially from the outskirts and areas near to the two cities to participate in Friday unified prayers.
Before the dispersal of the sit-ins at Rab Al-Adaweya and Al-Nahda squares, something resembling a consensus was being reached amongst Egypt's democratic forces, which acknowledged that neither of the two was peaceful.
Member of the Organizing Committee for Anbar sit-ins , Sheikh Mohammed Fayyad, said to NINA reporter : " The heavy deployment of army troops and police elements near the sit-ins square northern Ramadi would creates hassle between the security forces and demonstrators that could lead to collision calling the local police to take the responsibility of keeping the security / End
Aslam Khan, another resident, pointed out that the residents of Islamabad, particularly of sectors in the vicinity of the sit-in, have started feeling insecured.
Khan congratulated the people who stood by him during the party's protest sit-ins in Islamabad, saying those who participated in the sit-ins rendered many sacrifices.
This comes as part of investigations into two cases related to the events following the dispersal of Rabaa Al-Adaweya and Al-Nahda Square sit-ins, which has been ongoing since December 2014.
She said in order to divert the attention of the people the PTI's leadership resorted to sit-ins in Islamabad to "disturb the whole democratic system in the country.
MULTAN -- Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif said on Thursday that sit-ins in the federal capital were a conspiracy to keep Pakistan entangled in energy crisis and damage the national economy.
There are paths available for those who are present in the sit-in from which they can safely exit.
But, unfortunately, the situation seems to be heading to an undesirable juncture," PM El-Beblawi warned in an interview with the state TV in a clear reference to the government previous announcement ordering the security forces to prepare plans to disperse the protesters and end the sit-ins.
Rights groups say the security forces used excessive deadly force, but should investigate allegations that suspected informers were being tortured in the pro-Morsi sit-in camps.
Apart from their regular sit-in at Sidon's Karama Square, Assir's supporters held other protests in Marjan, Elia and Rafik Hariri Boulevard near Sidon's coastal highway that connects the southern city with Beirut and Tyre.
He also expressed LTDH's opposition to the use of force to end sit-ins, praising the peaceful means used in lifting the sit-in at the Faculty of Arts of Manouba.
Tents were set up, marking the beginning of the open-ended sit-in.