Abu Samah Mohd Kassim

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Abu Samah Mohd Kassim was one of central committee member of the Malayan Communist Party during 1975. He was one of the important Malay communist member in the 1970s

Malayan Communist Party

The Malayan Communist Party (MCP), officially known as the Communist Party of Malaya (CPM), was a political party in the Federation of Malaya and Malaysia. It was founded in 1930 and laid down its arms in 1989. It is most known for its role in the Malayan Emergency. It also contributed to the independence of Malaya, in which this subject is still a taboo and is systematically erased and hidden from the public due to political interests of the dominating parties within Malaysia.


Early life

Abu Samah was born in the district of Semantan, Temerloh, Pahang. Dato' Bahaman, a well-known Malay leader whom headed the rebellion against British intervention in politics and the administration of Pahang in 1891-1892, is his great-granduncle.

Temerloh Town in Pahang Darul Makmur, Malaysia

Temerloh is a municipality in Central Pahang, Malaysia. Temerloh has been proved that it is "The Centre Of Peninsular Malaysia" T3S which actually situated at Kampung Paya Siput, Lanchang.[4] Located about 130 kilometres (81 mi) from Kuala Lumpur along the Kuantan–Kuala Lumpur trunk road , Temerloh is the second largest town in Pahang after Kuantan, the state capital. It is situated at the junction of the Pahang River and the Semantan River. Today, "Temerloh" usually refers to the territory under the administration of Temerloh Municipal Council which includes Mentakab, Lanchang, Kuala Krau and Kerdau.

Pahang State of Malaysia

Pahang, officially Pahang Darul Makmur with the Arabic honorific Darul Makmur is a sultanate and a federal state of Malaysia. It is the third largest Malaysian state by area and ninth largest by population. The state occupies the basin of the Pahang River, and a stretch of the east coast as far south as Endau. Geographically located in the East Coast region of the Peninsular Malaysia, the state shares borders with the Malaysian states of Kelantan and Terengganu to the north, Perak, Selangor and Negeri Sembilan to the west, Johor to the south, while South China Sea is to the east. The Titiwangsa mountain range that forms a natural divider between the Peninsula's east and west coasts is spread along the north and south of the state, peaking at Mount Tahan, which is 2,187m high. Although two thirds of the state is covered by dense rain forest, its central plains are intersected by numerous rivers, and along the coast there is a 32-kilometre wide expanse of alluvial soil that includes the deltas and estuarine plains of the Kuantan, Pahang, Rompin, Endau, and Mersing rivers.

Abdul Rahman bin Tuanku Imam Nuh or also known as Dato' Bahaman was a famous Malay warrior in Pahang, Malaysia during the period of British protectorate. His friend was the famous Silat warrior Tok Gajah the father of Mat Kilau. Dato' Bahaman was an Orang Besar Raja in Pahang. He is the great-granduncle of Abu Samah Mohd Kassim, whom was also a famous fighter later became a central committee member of the Malayan Communist Party and nationalist in the Malayan National Liberation Army.

Involvement in Politics

During 1946, he joined the nationalist movement and became a member of the Parti Kebangsaan Melayu Malaya and Angkatan Pemuda Insaf. In 1948, he joined the armed struggle for independence through 10th Regiment, the Malayan National Liberation Army. Under the order of Malayan Communist Party, in 1953, he moved from the forest in Pahang to the south of Thailand until 1989, along with the 10th Regiment. From 1969 to 1976, he led the group of troops, around 40 people, to Hulu Kelantan. He had fought with the Malaysian military during Operasi Gonzales.

Thailand Constitutional monarchy in Southeast Asia

Thailand, officially the Kingdom of Thailand and formerly known as Siam, is a country at the centre of the Southeast Asian Indochinese peninsula composed of 76 provinces. At 513,120 km2 (198,120 sq mi) and over 68 million people, Thailand is the world's 50th-largest country by total area and the 21st-most-populous country. The capital and largest city is Bangkok, a special administrative area. Thailand is bordered to the north by Myanmar and Laos, to the east by Laos and Cambodia, to the south by the Gulf of Thailand and Malaysia, and to the west by the Andaman Sea and the southern extremity of Myanmar. Its maritime boundaries include Vietnam in the Gulf of Thailand to the southeast, and Indonesia and India on the Andaman Sea to the southwest. It is a unitary state. Although nominally the country is a constitutional monarchy and parliamentary democracy, the most recent coup, in 2014, established a de facto military dictatorship under a junta.

Later life

At the age of 80, he settled in Sukhirin District, Narathiwat Province, southern Thailand. Southern Thailand, with Abdullah CD and the former members of the 10th Regiment, who chose not to return to Malaysia.

Sukhirin District District in Narathiwat, Thailand

Sukhirin is a district (amphoe) in the southern part of Narathiwat Province, southern Thailand.

Narathiwat Province Province in Thailand

Narathiwat is one of the southern provinces (changwat) of Thailand. Neighboring provinces are Yala and Pattani. To the south it borders the Malaysian state of Kelantan and Perak. The southern railway line ends in this province, which is one of the nation's four provinces that border Malaysia. The province features a range of cultures as well as natural resources, and is relatively fertile. Narathiwat is about 1,140 kilometers south of Bangkok and has an area of 4,475 square kilometers. Seventy-five percent of the area is jungle and mountains and has a tropical climate.

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