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sit-in

a form of civil disobedience in which demonstrators occupy seats in a public place and refuse to move as a protest
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LAHORE -- Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif has said Imran Niazi wasted precious time of the nation with his negative politics of sit-ins and lockdown.
He revealed that he hold discussions with the incumbent premier Shahid Khaqan Abbasi amidst Faizabad sit-in and warned him against use of force on protesters.
Nisar was of the opinion that a precedent seemed to have been set, wherein powerful groups, some with considerable militant power, stage a sit-in and lay siege to Islamabad.
Democracy is in danger because of sit-in politics,' Nisar told reporters.
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.
Holding a sit-in on the eastern highway disrupts traffic on this main road, which ensures transport between Sidon and its south and east as well as Beirut and the mountain.
Muscat Omani citizens, continuing their sit-ins in Salalah and Sur, marched in the two cities after Friday prayers yesterday as hundreds of demonstrators joined in.
The activists organizing the sit-ins distributed a statement prior to the beginning of the protests, which declared the participants support for the Arab revolution and declared the beginning of the revolution in Lebanon.
In October, King was jailed along with dozens of students during a sit-in at Rich's department store in Atlanta.
How many years after the Greensboro sit-in did Congress outlaw racial discrimination in restaurants?
Talking to PML-N legislators at a meeting Saturday, Shehbaz said: 'The sit-in group has done nothing.