"We demand punishment of war criminals, who committed crimes against humanity, because if these criminals go unpunished there would be recurrence of such crimes in the country."
Lt Gen (retd) HARUN-UR RASHID
Sector Commanders' Forum.
"I've already pursued the matter with the Attorney General's Office. If needed I'll request the Chief Justice's Office to expedite the proceedings so that the appeal is disposed of as soon as possible."
ATM SHAMSUL HUDA
chief election commissioner
about quick disposal of the appeal pending at the Supreme Court (SC) against the High Court (HC) order for it to collect and publish certain personal information about the election candidates.
"Those who have committed offence against the country must be brought to justice. The audacious remarks by Jamaat leaders denying their anti-liberation role and existence of Liberation War have made the situation intolerable."
"it is no longer possible to carry on political activities in West Bengal under the oppressive, one-party rule of the CPI(M)."
Trinamool Congress leader
tendering her resignation as a member of Lok Sabha in protest against what she called as the continuing bloodshed at Nandigram. CPI (M) stands for Communist Party of India (Marxist).
"Rashid is a fugitive and nobody knows his whereabouts. So it is a big question how the channel found him."
KHANDAKER DELWAR HOSSAIN
secretary general of a faction of Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP)
about an interview aired on a private TV channel of Bangabandhu's condemned killer Lt Col (retd) Abdur Rashid's where he said claimed that Ziaur Rahman was involved with the plan to kill Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.
"She wasn't involved in corruption, rather some people plundered public money using her name and at the expense of her reputation."
Major (retd) HAFIZ UDDIN AHMED
acting secretary general of Saifur-led BNP
about Khaleda Zia.
Quotations Are Taken From Different Local And International Newspapers.
Compiled by: AHMEDE HUSSAIN
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