"He is supposed to represent all the people in his constituency. Siding against a particular section of people is an injustice."
Eminent rights activist
While expressing her shock that local lawmaker Elias Uddin Mollah had not yet visited Kurmitola Bihari Camp even three days after the gruesome arson attack on Kurmitola Bihari settlement
"When the Americans invaded in March 2003, they destroyed the Iraqi state – its military, its bureaucracy, its police force and most everything else that might hold a country together. They spent the next nine years trying to build a state to replace the one they crushed."
Journalist and author
Wrote in his article published in The New Yorker
"What is happening in the name of formalin [drive] cannot happen in a civilised country. The way the fruits are being destroyed without any consideration is not acceptable."
Additional secretary of the agriculture ministry
Terming the recent drive against “contaminated fruits” was poorly planned and was executed without any consideration for producers and people's nutrition
"This session was not intended as a negotiating session. So Ukraine was not discussed... in a problem-solving mode. It was a lively discussion, I would say, on Ukraine."
Secretary General of the OSCE
Told the reporters after the two days meeting involving Asian countries and members of the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe
"And police are now interrogating those people who themselves were victims of the crime. Innocents are being framed in the murder case while the real culprits roam about freely."
A resident of Kurmitola Bihari settlement
Claiming that the Bihari arrestees were innocent and they were arrested only because they had protested the attacks.
"If we see that the United States takes action against terrorist groups in Iraq, then one can think about it."
Offered to consider working with long-time foe Washington if it takes the lead in helping repel Sunni Arab militants who have seized a swathe of northern Iraq