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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 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.
I will not disclose what I advised PM Abbasi since the sit-in has ended, and I do not want to talk about the decisions taken during the sit-in either,' he added.
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.
He asked the protesters to leave the sit-ins as soon as possible.
SIDON, Lebanon: A bomb scare and four separate sit-ins staged by supporters of Sheikh Ahmad Assir disrupted business in Sidon Sunday.
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 sit-in group has broken all records of hurling abuses and allegations, but we will answer them through public service.
Already the country's economy suffered a lot because of sit-ins and lock-downs (a reference to PTI's 126-day Islamabad sit-in).
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.
The Sadrist movement has declared that the sit-ins will be at the three gates of the Green Zone and thousands of citizens have registered their names to participate in the sit-ins stressing that the sit-ins will not affect the traffic and the roads will not be closed.
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.