The Organising Secretary of the Democratic Action Party, Mr. Lim Kit Siang, last night spoke of the danger of a ‘second Nigeria’ in Malaysia if Malaysians could not discuss and solve the racial problem in the country in a sober, intelligent and rational manner.
Mr. Lim was speaking to the Penang DAP Branch in Bishop Street here on “Have We learnt from the Lessons of the Racial Disturbances in Penang and North Malaya last year?”, to which his reply was ‘No’.
Mr. Lim said that until January 1966, Nigeria in Africa and Malaysia in Asia were held up as shining examples of multi-ethnic democracies. Continue reading Malaysia in danger of becoming a “second Nigeria”
Talk by DAP organizing secretary Mr. Lim Kit Siang, at the establishment of the Triang DAP Protem Committee in Triang, Pahang on Saturday, 6th July 1968 at 5 p.m.
The formation of the DAP Branch in Triang marks a significant milestone in the expansion of the Democratic Action Party since its establishment slightly over two years ago.
It will spearhead the spread of the democratic socialist ideal and movement into the East Coast. After Triang, we will open up branches in other parts of Pahang, including Bentong, Kuantan, Lipis and Raub.
The message of cultural democracy, multi-racialism and a socialist society knows no barriers, either of distance, race, religion or language. Continue reading DAP Branch in Triang marks a significant milestone