“The crossfire stories are lies and everybody involved knows it.”
editor of the Daily Star
in a recent commentary piece
about the killings of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB).
Three hundred and seventy eight people have so far been killed in the hands of the RAB; the organisation said they were killed in crossfire.
"If this happens in the United States and we determine that is the result of extremists fundamentalist Muslims, you could take out their holy sites.”
a member of the House of International Relations Committee
asked what should be the US response if Islamic fundamentalists attack US again. Tancredo answered affirmative when talk-radio host Pat Campbell asked if by this he meant bombing Mecca.
“I do what the bosses say. I can't do anything.”
Bangladesh Nationalist Party leader and public prosecutor of Chittagong
about a home ministry recommendation to exempt six alleged heroin smugglers from prosecution.
“If you want I can increase the price of Octane.”
advisor to the ministry for energy and mineral resources
to businessmen at the DCCI auditorium.
“Once I gave him blood and from then I became his blood brother.”
lamenting about the death of fellow actor Rahman.
Popularly known by his last name, Abdur Rahman, one of the pioneers of Bangladesh Film industry, died July 18. He was 68.
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