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“We should not give opportunity to Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami to spread canard among the people on the banning of religion-based political parties. We should make it clear that the government is not contemplating any ban on the religion-based political parties. ”
a minister
quoting the prime minister on the issue of banning religion at the regular weekly cabinet meeting.

“I see squabbles for chairs on the first row of parliament but do not see discussion relating to decisions and indecisions on power sector.”
Former adviser to a caretaker government
about political parties failing to improve the decade-old power crisis in the country.

“We feel tied to Christian values. Those who don't accept them don't have a place here.”
Chancellor of Germany
About millions of Muslim immigrants in Germany who refuse to learn the nation's language or properly assimilate into German culture.

“Crimes are obvious if a war takes place, why should there be a question of admitting or rejecting it.”
acting Secretary General of Jamaat-e-Islami
about detained Secretary General Ali Ahsan Mohammad Mojaheed's comment that there is no war criminal in the country and no anti-liberation forces ever existed.

“The army will have to decide whether it will let the widow of a former army chief stay in that house.”
BNP leader
About High Court judgment asking BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia to vacate the cantonment house.


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