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Syahredzan Johan

Recent and archived articles by Syahredzan Johan

11 Dec 2017 | 3:47 PM

We must make the youth care about politics

Recent surveys conducted by various groups have come to the same conclusions; that young people in Malaysia are becoming more disinterested and disillusioned with politics in Malaysia.

30 Nov 2017 | 7:00 AM

Dealing with discrimination

Our Constitution prohibits discrimination against citizens, but it applies to the public sector only.

13 Nov 2017 | 8:39 AM

Making a small claim in court

Claims of RM5,000 or below need not be written off thanks to the small claims court.

2 Nov 2017 | 7:00 AM

Let’s listen to one another

SOCIAL media has made the world smaller. Now, discourse and debates can occur across continents and time zones.

17 Oct 2017 | 1:06 PM

Empowering people through law

The 14th General Election will soon be upon us. In less than a year, we will experience what is probably going to be the most important polls in our country's history. There is now so much focus on it today that we can barely see beyond it.

5 Oct 2017 | 7:00 AM

Rising above prejudice and suspicion

When our country’s harmony is threatened, the antidote will come from remembering our friends of all races and religions.

18 Sep 2017 | 3:47 PM

Rights of a child suspect

What are the rights of a child who is being investigated for a crime?

7 Sep 2017 | 7:00 AM

A landmark judgment on judicial power

A Federal Court decision earlier this year has restored judicial power of the federation to the judiciary.

21 Aug 2017 | 9:48 AM

Legal representation, a sacred right

A week ago, the Penang High Court released Penang executive councillor Phee Boon Poh and two other men, who were arrested by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) from a remand order by the magistrate’s court.

7 Aug 2017 | 9:11 AM

Knowing your rights under the Constitution

Do you know your basic rights as a citizen of Malaysia?