Not many lawyers take up civil and criminal litigation as well as human rights and public interest matters, but Syahredzan isn’t most lawyers. Also appointed the political secretary to veteran parliament member Lim Kit Siang, his mission is to push for reform and decode the law for laypeople, challenging the racial and religious rhetoric that threatens the fabric of Malaysian society. During the 15th Malaysian General Election in 2022, Syahredzan won the Bangi seat for the Pakatan Harapan coalition.

Syahredzan Johan is a prominent figure in Malaysian politics, serving as the Member of Parliament (MP) for Bangi since November 2022. Here’s a summary of his background and current role:

Early Life and Education:

  • Born in 1983 in Selangor, Malaysia
  • Son of Tan Sri Johan Jaafar, former head of the National Library of Malaysia and former chief editor of Utusan Malaysia
  • Graduated from Cardiff University with a law degree

Political Career:

  • Began his political career in 2018 as a political secretary to Lim Kit Siang, a veteran DAP leader
  • Elected to Parliament in the 2022 general election, representing the Bangi constituency
  • Member of the Democratic Action Party (DAP), a component party of the Pakatan Harapan (PH) coalition

Current Role:

  • Serves on the Parliament’s Public Accounts Committee
  • Actively involved in debates and legislative processes around various issues, including constitutional reform, good governance, and human rights.

Additional Information:

  • Syahredzan is known for his progressive views and strong advocacy for democratic values.
  • He is considered a rising star within the DAP and PH coalition, with potential for future leadership roles.

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