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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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This poor nation has to pay the price of agitation and sit-ins.
So-called sit-ins are not in the interest of the country,' he said.
Imran] Khan sahib and his PTI have done nothing during the last more than four years except holding sit-ins, mendacity and leveling baseless allegations.
The people would only elect those in 2018 general elections who would work for their welfare and opponents were afraid of the PML-N's popularity, she said and added that APCs, protests and sit-ins would not benifit opponents in 2018 elections.
He turned down the politics of sit-ins and said there was no place for sit-ins in Karachi, however if anyone wanted to hold meeting, the government will provide them all kinds of facilities.
The former interior minster said that there were two sit-ins during his tenure, and he had issued strict instructions to the authorities and protestors regarding the sensitivity of the Faizabad interchange.
Talking to media representatives at his residence in Taxila, he said, 'In bid to make Pakistan a prosperous country, tradition of sit-ins must be called off,' Nisar stressed.
If the country is to move forward and progress in a positive direction, we need to leave the politics of sit-ins behind,' he said.
The sit-ins were held in rejection to the ouster of former president Mohamed Morsi in July 2013.
An official source in Sadr's office said, "Sadr, during the meeting, praised the efforts made by the National Committee of demonstrations and sit-ins in the organizing the demonstrations and sit-ins to demand comprehensive reform.
The same happened in this case when the TV channels ignored a number of issues or gave them minimal coverage as they focused their attention on the sit-ins.
BAGHDAD/ Aswat al-Iraq: Iraq Front for National Dialogue expressed its full support for the demonstrations and sit-ins in the six provinces, warning against not responding to their legitimate demand.