No conspiracy could foil war criminals trial: Shipping Minister
19 March 2016, Nirapad News: Shipping Minister M Shajahan Khan on Saturday (today) said here no conspiracy could foil war criminals trial and every suspected war criminal will face trial.
He was addressing as the chief guest at the Khulna divisional rally of ‘Antarjatik Juddhoporadh Ganobicher Andolon’ held at Khulna Shaheed Hadith Park in the city.
“The conspiracy of the anti-liberation forces is still now, but they cannot confuse the people like past, the Minister said.
Terming Pakistan Embassy in Dhaka as Kashim Bazar Kuthi, a conspiracy center during Nabab Siraz Uddoula, and Begum Khaleda Zia became the leaders of the conspirator like Ghoshety Begum, he observed.
Criticizing the remark of BNP Secretary Fakrul Islam that Begum Khaleda Zia means democracy, the Shipping Minister said she is the leader of terrorists and militants. She killed hundreds of people including Police, BGB, Freedom Fighters, drivers and labourers through hurling petrol bombs in the name of shutdown and indefinite blockade in 2015.
People from all walks of life under the banners of different professional bodies from the 10 districts of Khulna division attended the rally.
Central Convener of Antarjatik Juddhoporadh Ganobicher Andolon’ Shajahan said, “They may spend millions of dollars to employ lobbyists across the world but none of them will be able to elude justice.”
Khulna divisional convener of Antarjatik Juddhoporadh Ganobicher Andolon Talukder Abdul Khaleque presided over the rally. He is also the city unit Awami League president.
Among others, General Secretary of Khulna district AL S M Mostofa Rashidi Suza, vice chairman of central command council of Bangladesh Muktijoddha Sangsad, central leaders of Muktijoddha Sangsad Emdad Hossain, Alauddin Mia, A B M Sultan Ahmed and S M Mujibur Rahman, member secretary of the committee and convener of Khulna city unit Muktijoddha Command Council professor Alamgir Kabir, JSD President Rafiqul Haque Khokon, Convener of district unit Muktijoddha Command Council Sarder Mahbubur Rahman, President of Khulna Lawyers Association Sarder Anisur Rahman Poplu, President of Khulna Union of Journalists (KUJ) S M Zahid Hossain, Vice-President of Khulna Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) advocate Saiful Islam and Shyamol Singha Roy also spoke.
The ‘Antarjatik Juddhoporadh Ganobicher Andolon’ was launched in a vision to impose a law to protect distortion of Liberation War history, to create people’s opinion in favour of Freedom Fighters and Independence and to display the crimes against humanity publicly of the identified 195 Pakistani army officials and to recover a huge wealth cost of Tk 35000 crore which was looted during the Liberation.
The speakers also demanded to bring all war criminals before trial making countrywide list of the collaborators and to declare March-25 as International Genocide Day.