Our number of martyrs since the clearing of the sit-in 107.
During spring break, more than a dozen of them, accompanied by a teacher, staged a sit-in to protest the closure.
Security sources say the children provide a serious logistical challenge to their efforts at dispersing the sit-in.
In fact, as the sit-in has pressed on, the number of children there has seemed to rise.
Clashes with security forces on the outskirts of the sit-in have twice sparked massacres, leaving some 150 Morsi supporters dead.
The organizers of the protest, who did not have a permit for the sit-in, refused to leave and police began to arrest them in mass.
The sit-in turned into meetings with the president and leaders of LURD, leading to the 2003 peace talks in Ghana.
“They said there was supposed to be a sit-in,” he said of what he knew of plans for the protest.
Outside Rabaa, however, the presence of so many children at the sit-in has caused an uproar.
And when the families of the executed announced a sit-in in front of Tehran University, authorities blocked their way.
An illegal occupation of a place in order to make a political or philosophical statement
[1960s+; the term was popularized during the movement for black civil rights and has many offspring: be-in, love-in, puke-in, etc]