To establish and consolidate
a progressive, dynamic and pro-democracy youth and student movement
To defend our freedom
of expression, our right to peaceful assembly and to organize
To oppose dictatorial
rule and the centralization of political and economic power in the
hand of few.
To eliminate all forms
of discrimination based on social class, religion, race or gender.
To ensure public
participation in the local economy and equal distribution of the
1.Right to Employment
To defend the right to safe and humane working conditions, free from all
forms of oppression.
2. Environment Issues
To oppose all action that adversely affects the environment.
3. Rights to
To defend the freedom ad equality in opportunities to education and
oppose commercialization of education.
4. Public Welfare
To oppose the
accumulation of the nations wealth in the hands of a few and the
practice of crony capitalism.
To oppose all forms of
privatization that burden the people and to guarantee basic public
5. Democracy &
1. Abolish the University
& University College Act Campaign Forum, memorandums and
distribution of "Mansuhkan AUKU" stickers.
2. Human Rights
To increase awareness in human rights issues among youth and students.
3. Election Manifesto
To voice the aspirations and demands of students regarding national
4. Alternative News
5. Joint Projects with
Majlis Pelajar Malaysia (Malaysian Students' Council)
A students' front made
out of various students groups fighting for a just and equitable
submitting a memorandum entitled "Toward the Reform of the
Malaysian Judicial System" to Lord President, press statements
on the pertinent issues and forums at local universities and
6. Free Speech
A campaign to encourage and restore the freedom of expression enjoyed by
students in the past.
7. Malaysian Students'
Drafting and launching a Students Charter aimed at protecting the rights
8. Social Service Forum
To introduce the concept and the importance of social service to youth
DEMA was initiated to form
and develop Malaysian youth that are progressive, responsive and conscious
of the struggles and dynamics of their society.
Our five main agendas:
To create a just and
To protest abuse of
power, autocratic rules and corrupt practices.
To oppose nepotism,
cronyism and unjust distribution of the nations wealth.
To defend human
rights: freedom of expression, the right to organize and others.
To restore freedom of
expression and autonomy within local institutions of higher learning
and abolish the University and University College Act.