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DAP’s 45 years of serving the people – by M Kula Segaran

7 April, 2011
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Forty-five years is a long time in the life of a man, but in the life of political parties, the period isn’t long. The genesis, evolution and maturation of a political organisation would easily take that long or even longer. What matters is whether the party has the ideals that can ... Full Article →

Wishes from civil society: Tenaganita

18 March, 2011
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  Many things stand out about this party. For me, one of the most striking ones is its consistency in maintaining the positions it has taken. This has helped the party gain greater confidence among the people. Another positive aspect is that the DAP has moved away from being purely ... Full Article →

Wishes from civil society: PSM

18 March, 2011
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PSM extends a hearty congratulations to its comrades in the DAP on the occasion of its 45th  anniversary. During my detention under the ISA (Operasi Lalang) in 1987, I met some DAP leaders and became closely acquainted with the party’s struggle. We have always shared a warm relationship and long-standing ... Full Article →

Wishes from civil society: WAMI

18 March, 2011
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Over 45 years, the Democratic Action Party has been one of the most important institutions in Malaysia. From 1969 it has garnered the lion’s share of the opposition’s seats in Parliament. The DAP has always spoken out bravely on issues relating to politics and the people, and was the only ... Full Article →

Wishes from civil society: the Bar Council

18 March, 2011
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The DAP has always been an important component of Malaysian society and it has helped to redefine the Malaysian political landscape to reduce the dominance of the BN! The DAP must push further and reiterate that the future of Malaysia must be built on a multi racial, multi religious approach ... Full Article →

The story behind the Rocket symbol: Dr Chen Man Hin

18 March, 2011
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In August/September of 1965, a small group of supporters led by Devan Nair, met and discussed the future. Members of the group were Devan Nair, Dr S Seevaratnam, lawyer Xavier, Goh Hock Guan, Chan Kok Kit, Walter Loh, Peter Dass, and myself. Despite the grim situation, all of us unanimously agreed to ... Full Article →

DAP Then and Now: Interview with Fong Kui Lun

18 March, 2011
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1) As DAP turns 45 this year, what is the party’s legacy? DAP has performed its role well in upholding the constitution by protecting the rights of the various ethnic communities. While we have supported to upheld Bahasa Malaysia as the national language, we have also strived to protect the ... Full Article →

Highs and Lows in 45 years: Interview with Karpal Singh

18 March, 2011
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Highs and lows The lowest was when Lim Kit Siang and myself lost our seats (in 1999), more so for him because he had been holding parliamentary seats consecutively since 1969 and also, he lost by just 108 votes. I lost by 770 votes. For him to have lost at ... Full Article →
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The evolution of political Islam in Malaysia

27 September, 2015 0 Comments

On Political realignment, Part 2 BY Liew Chin Tong, DAP Political Education Director and Kluang MP   I would divide the evolution of political Islam in Malaysia into three stages: Islamic revival/resurgent which culminated in changes in UMNO and PAS in 1982, the emergence of PAS’ progressive faction in 1998, ... Full Article →

Nurul Nuha: The face behind #KitaLawan

8 April, 2015 0 Comments

There is something about Nurul Nuha Anwar that seems familiar, the first time you meet her. You cannot really put your finger on it, but it is as if you have met her before, or have known her for absolutely ages. Which is unlikely to be so, since Nuha, who ... Full Article →

Penang launches campaign to combat violence against women

19 November, 2014 3 Comments

The Penang State Government has launched a historic three-week state-wide campaign against Violence Against Women (VAW) to raise awareness about preventing violence against women and girls. This is the first state-sponsored event of its kind organised by the Penang State Executive Council for Women, Family and Community Development, and the Penang ... Full Article →

Who’s afraid of the big, bad Sedition Act?

5 May, 2015 0 Comments

By Pauline Wong The recently passed amendments to the Sedition Act and the newly-minted Prevention of Terrorism Act have been divisive, to say the least. Opinions on these two Acts have been completely on opposite ends, with on side saying it is necessary to protect public peace and order, and ... Full Article →