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08:58 PM, August 31, 2016 / LAST MODIFIED: 09:04 PM, August 31, 2016

War crimes trial to continue: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today reaffirmed her determination to continue the trial of war criminals and said she is ready to make any sacrifice for the sake of the country and the people.

The premier said her government has been able to hold trial of every injustice one after another as she feels better than anyone else the pain and sorrow of those who lost near and dear ones during the Liberation War.

"We have completed the trial of Bangabandhu killing case and executed the verdict ... we are also holding the trial of war criminals which Bangabandhu started and implementing the judgements and we would continue it," she said.

The prime minister was addressing a discussion as the chief guest at Krishibid Institution, Bangladesh at Farmgate in the capital this afternoon.

Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) arranged the discussion to mark the 41st martyrdom anniversary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and also the National Mourning Day.

With BCL President Md Saifur Rahman Sohag in the chair, the discussion was also addressed by senior journalist and researcher Syed Badrul Ahsan and BCL General Secretary SM Zakir Hossain.

At the outset of the discussion, a one minute silence was observed as a mark of respect to the memory of Bangabandhu and Bangamata Fazilatun Nesa Mujib as well as other martyrs of the August 15 carnage.

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