The new non-Muslim wing is the latest showcase of the new PAS.
“It is the most significant political development for us this year [June 2010],” said Dr Rayney Ali, a delegate from Kuala Lumpur.
Still the question that begs to be asked is why would anyone want to join PAS as a token member, with a limited role and without any voting rights in the party?
The non-Muslim members are not full-fledged members and cannot even vote in the party elections.
Non-Malays often complain they are treated as second-class citizens in this country, yet they do not seem to mind joining a party where they are basically second-class members.