Posts tagged Selangor
Irham, 22

“I believe our beloved country can still learn so much and evolve democratically. We’re approaching a time where political parties should represent all Malaysians.”

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Watan1996, Selangor
Ames, 27

"I decided to be a voter because although I don't believe the system can fully change, I know registering to vote is still step one."

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Watan1990, Selangor
Zim, 24

"I decided to be a voter because of the subtle and blatant oppression of people I love who do not fit the mold that society has shaped for them."

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Watan1993, Selangor
Shafina, 26

I decided to be a voter because I realised that being apolitical was a great exercise of my privilege. I used to believe my voice doesn't matter to the government, and that their decisions will not affect me. While I have not found any parties championing for policies I believe in, change still needs to start somewhere. 

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Watan1991, Selangor
Samantha, 23

"I think there's a stereotype that despite being raised in a multicultural education system, the ability of many urban non-Malay individuals to engage with Bahasa Malaysia is pretty stunted. It's our national language! If we demean the language, it makes it difficult for us to engage with a large portion of the country."

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Watan1994, Selangor
Surekha, 27

"As a Malaysian Indian, my family and relatives have continually been victimised. They were disqualified for public tertiary education despite high performance. They were unjustifiably humiliated by police and authorities. They get prejudiced in social spaces and workplaces because of their skin colour. "

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Watan1990, Selangor
Kate, 25

"One thing I'm proud of is my ability to adapt to situations with relative ease and calm. I've gone from having a stable job to being very suddenly jobless, and have somehow managed to find enough work to sustain myself and pay my rent."

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Watan1992, Selangor
Ari, 25

"I decided to be a voter because I needed change and I have always wanted to be able to do something about it. For years, I wanted to be a part of our democracy and to be able to make a difference, no matter how small. Change starts with me. I wanna do it for our people."

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Watan1992, Selangor
Iqbal, 24

"I decided to be a voter because I always wanted to participate in the voting process, ever since my parents brought me to a political rally when I was five."

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WatanSelangor, 1993