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Sit

To hold court or perform an act that is judicial in nature; to hold a session, such as of a court, Grand Jury, or legislative body.

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The SPA in a statement issued on Sunday evening welcomed the "genius" organisation and hailed the significant participation of protesters in the different sit-ins.
The sit-ins, however, ended in the wake of the Peshawar school massacre.
He asked the protesters to leave the sit-ins as soon as possible.
The sit-ins in Sohar have ended and normality has returned to this industrial port town since the beginning of this month when post-Friday prayer protests turned violent and one person died.
The Greensboro News and Record chronicles the 1960 sit-in movement with a multimedia timeline, photos, and voices of the participants.
'Democracy is in danger because of the politics of sit-ins,' he viewed.
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.
'Democracy is in danger because of sit-in politics,' Nisar told reporters.
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.
"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.
Summary: DUBAI - Lt-General Shaikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, has approved a mechanism for handling workers' sit-ins.