"Let's vow to wage a movement against the autocratic and fascist government – let this be the pledge of the New Year."
MIRZA FAKHRUL ISLAM ALAMGIR
BNP senior joint secretary general
About opposition's plan of launching a tougher movement against the Awami League government in the coming year.
"The nation didn't accept the verdict. But we have much to learn from the murder."
SALAHUDDIN QUADER CHOWDHURY
about Bangabandhu's murder verdict, for which a Chittagong court has ordered his arrest in a sedition case.
"Today, BNP is in a grave crisis. To overcome this crisis, the party should visit the grave of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and begin politics anew."
Awami League (AL) Advisory Council Member
urging the main opposition to join parliament to discuss their demands and other problems in the country and thus strengthen democracy.
"The killing of journalists has become an epidemic with no cure."
secretary-general of Press Emblem Campaign
about the killing of 105 journalists throughout 2010, with Mexico and Pakistan being the highest.
"It's very difficult for me to give explanation for the use of money that I never receive."
Haiti's Prime Minister
about the international community, which does not allow his country to play a greater role in its own reconstruction.
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