Khaleda will be brought to justice for supporting war criminals’
Pointing to BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia, Awami League president and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday said, Khaleda Zia must take the responsibility of making the war criminals ministers and instigating them to carry out anti-state activities to turn Bangladesh into a failed state.
“People of Bangladesh should not forget the support of Khaleda Zia to the persons who in the eyes of the law were war criminals. Khaleda Zia must take this liability and one day its trial will be held on the soil of Bangladesh,” she said, reports BSS.
The prime minister was speaking at a discussion organized by Bangladesh Awami League marking the Victory Day-2015 at Krishibid Institution at Khamarbari here.
Pointing out the atrocities of collaborators of Pakistani Force during the War of Liberation, the Prime Minister said the new generation doesn’t have any experience of genocide carried out by Pakistani force in 1971, but they could somehow realize the spectrum of their brutality 2001 when BNP-Jamaat alliance came to power.
“Zia made the first move to award the collaborators and his wife Khaleda Zia followed suit. The court has convicted her ministers as the war criminals. So she has to take the responsibility of patronizing the war criminals,” she said adding that trial of each and every war criminal would be held and the verdict would be executed.
Deputy Leader of parliament and presidium member of Awami League Syeda Sajeda Chowdhury presided over the meeting.
While speaking in the programme she also said, the trial of the war criminals and killers of Bangabandhu has freed the nation from disgrace, helping the country to proceed with new dignity, spirit and determination. The whole world now speaks about Bangladesh.
The Prime Minister said Bangladesh was liberated under the leadership of the Father of the Nation not in a day, but at the cost of huge sacrifice. Bangabandhu has suffered imprisonment for most of his life for the nation’s independence.
According to the BSS report, Sheikh Hasina said Bangabandhu had nourished a dream with the toiling masses of this country. He wanted to give them a better life fulfilling their basic needs. And Bangabandhu could realize that as a nation Bangali people would not exist without freedom and their economic emancipation is not possible without liberation.