"It is a matter of disgrace that while trials of war criminals are now going on in 31 member countries of the United Nations, in Bangladesh we have to organise a movement for trial of war criminals."
Lt Gen (retd) HARUNUR RASHID CHOWDHURY Bir Pratik
Battalion commander of our Liberation War and former chief of the army.
"We will oppose any party that does not include trial of war criminals issue in their election manifesto."
Maj Gen (retd) KM SAFIULLAH Bir Uttam
a Sector Commander of the Liberation War and former chief of the army.
"The present caretaker government is directing reforms in political parties and various state organs… then why not start the trial of war criminals?"
RASHED KHAN MENON
president of Workers Party.
"Do you think I have stolen this money? This money comes from my business."
ABDUL KADER MOLLAH
former Titas Gas sales assistant
who as an employee drawing only Tk 4,000 in salary now has wealth worth over Tk 2,100 crore.
"Bangladesh has a lot of resources and we should utilise these resources properly."
General MOEEN U AHMED
chief of the army
while inaugurating a dairy farm which will also work as a bio-gas project.
"Even if people slaughter and de-feather fowls in open spaces before taking them to markets, we can ask them not to do so, but we cannot force them. We cannot force them to spray disinfectants twice a day in the bird sheds and use gloves and masks while working with poultry."
MOHAMMAD FAZLAY RABBI MANDAL
Upazila Livestock Office in Savar
saying, in the absence of any proper law, the concerned authority cannot take any legal action against any poultry farmer.
"If I ever love a man as much as my dog, the guy will have a real problem, because I am all over that dog."
The 20-year-old Russian tennis player.
Quotations Are Taken From Different Local And International Newspapers.
Compiled by: AHMEDE HUSSAIN
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