Democratic Action Party (DAP)

Partyforumseasia: Founded in 1966, and seen as the leading Chinese opposition,  the Democratic Action Party considers itself as social democratic:
The DAP is committed to the struggle for a free, democratic socialist Malaysian Malaysia, based on the principles of human rights, equality, social and economic justice, and founded on the institution of parliamentary democracy. As democratic socialists or social democrats, we desire a social order whereby there can be free development of the human personality within the community; just distribution of the fruits of our labour; equality and social justice as the norms; and value and dignity placed on human work.”
See: DAP Homepage


Party Structure: 1,100 branches, 150,000 members, 29 Members of Parliament (as of December 2012)

See also: The DAP on Wikipedia

Link: Results of the DAP Convention on 15 December 2012

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