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

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The activists released videos of their sit-ins which started at 03:00 pm and ended at 06:00 pm.
The two leaders were also booked for misuse of loudspeakers during the sit-ins.
The demonstrations and sit-ins held in Sindh, Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa after the Faizabad operation resulted in at least one death and left dozens injured, besides over 200 injuries reported in Islamabad.
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.
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.
Addressing a press conference at Kohistan Secretariat in Taxila, Nisar said all political parties, the media, state institutions should join hands to end the politics of sit-ins.
'In bid to make Pakistan a prosperous country, tradition of sit-ins must be called off,' Nisar stressed on while adding that, 'Two sit-ins were staged during my tenure and I dealt with them efficaciously'.
Taxila -- Pakistan Muslim League-N's leader and former interior minister Chaudhry Nisar has urged all stakeholders to put an end to the festering tradition of sit-ins in country.
Nisar said he had talked about the Faizabad sit-in with Prime Minister Abbasi, and conveyed the concerns of the people of Rawalpindi and Islamabad to him in person.
On Monday, the Giza Criminal Court postponed the Al-Nahda Square sit-in trial to 1 August.
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.
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.
Talking to PML-N legislators at a meeting Saturday, Shehbaz said: 'The sit-in group has done nothing.