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“The Press Scrutiny Board said we violated the regulations by printing the second cover the same size as the actual magazine but I think the real reason is for using 'her' (Aung San Suu Kyi's) photo on the cover.”
Anonymous editor of 7 Day News
A news magazine of Myanmar
about the suspension order given to eight magazines by the military junta of Myanmar after they prominently published news and photos about pro-democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi's release..

“People of my constituency [Dohar, Dhaka] would break legs of anyone willing to contest under BNP banner other than me.”
Expelled BNP vice chairman
about whether he wishes to contest the next general elections as a BNP candidate after the expulsion.

“I'm with you, not my president.”
Republican congressman and Soon-to-be House Majority Leader
told to Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu regarding Israeli settlement expansion.

“Timing of the incident, presence of the home minister, Rab and police chiefs at the site and filing of the general diary (on the incident) proved that it was nothing but a stage- managed drama.”
BNP Secretary General
about the cracker blasts at the chief justice's residence.

“It appeared as a wayward and erratic act... such a 'tughlagi kando' is possible only in BNP.”
Awami League (AL) Presidium member
about the expulsion of BNP vice chairman Barrister Nazmul Huda for breaching party discipline and making anti-party comments.


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