The story of Kamarulzaman Teh has not been recorded. Yet everytime one hears of it, one is filled with awe and respect for this man who has spent 22 years behind bars to fight for what he believes in - true freedom of his nation and country.

Now 80 years old, blind and unable to walk, Kamarulzaman is undoubtedly the "longest" political detainee of the then Malaya and now Malaysia - only if he did not and does not toe the line as dictated by the powers-that-be.

Kamarulzaman, who is now being taken care of by his adopted sister and her husband, is in frail health but when he talks of his struggle, it is as if he is at his prime all over again.

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