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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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Following the dispersal of sit-ins, Egypt National Railway Authority on Wednesday stopped all trains
Others, however, felt it was necessary to disperse the sit-ins immediately, believing that the passage of time would embolden their ranks and allow them to better be able to confront security forces.
He said that school of his son was to reopen after summer vacations on August 12, but due to prolonged sit-ins, he is not able to resume studies because of school closure.
The two sit-ins were established in support of former president Mohamed Morsi's regime.
Sharif, who was addressing the Pakistani community in New York, said that those staging sit-ins against his government had made ambitious plans but the nation did not support them.
Sit-ins had harmed the interests of the country and Chinese President Xi Jinping was now visiting to India he said and added that even enemies do not resort to such acts.
He asked the protesters to leave the sit-ins as soon as possible.
A European Union official in Brussels said diplomats were working on confidence-building measures such as releasing detained Brotherhood officials, dropping charges against other group members and dispersing the pro-Morsi sit-ins held at two squares on opposite ends of the Egyptian capital.
Summary: A bomb scare and four separate sit-ins staged by supporters of Sheikh Ahmad Assir disrupted business in Sidon Sunday.
The activists called on the Lebanese to continue the sit-ins until the sectarian system is overthrown.
In October, King was jailed along with dozens of students during a sit-in at Rich's department store in Atlanta.
The International Civil Rights Center & Museum was founded by Melvin "Skip" Alston and Earl Jones in 1993 under the auspices of the Sit-in Movement Inc.