It's a long time.
9 months is the period of gestation for the average human baby. 18 months is double that.
18 months is the age at which a child, from birth, has learned to roll, sit, crawl, walk, run, eat solids and maybe even talk.
A lot of learning can happen in that span of time, be it for a baby or a university student.
For purely political reasons, a young man is being punished.
Because at the end of the day, the university authorities are at the behest of UMNO and are at its beck and call.
Politics and democracy gone very wrong in Malaysia.
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