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For Marina Ibrahim, 'racist' DAP is the right party to unite all races

Zikri Kamarulzaman

Published
Modified 2 May 2021, 12:27 am

INTERVIEW | If negative perception of DAP was to be boiled down to one word, it would be "racist".

But for Marina Ibrahim, that's one stereotype that she's determined to prove wrong.

The 34-year-old was a community activist in Johor and when now-Kluang MP Wong Shu Qi approached her to join DAP in 2016, something clicked.

"People said DAP was a racist, chauvinist party and I felt if that was true, I should challenge myself.

"I will join the party and (use it as a platform) to organise cultural activities [...] introduce the various cultures to the different races," she told Malaysiakini during a recent interview.

Among the notable events she's helped organise and take part in was an interreligious dialogue event on fasting involving a ... 

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