Interview with ‘Ursān al-Ḥmayyid

Biography: The interview was recorded on December 20, 2003 with ‘Ursān al-Ḥmayyid, male, born in 1928 in Lūbyā , Palestine. He worked as a border guard in the British Army.
Interviewer: Zaydān, Maḥmūd
Interviewee: ‘al-Ḥmayyid, Ursān
Place of Origin: Lūbyā
In Collection: POHA, Al-Nakba Collection
Interview Audio/Video:
Format: video
Duration: 02:04:29
Language: Arabic
Interview Date: 2003-12-20
Permanent Link:
Significant Figures:
Nakhlah, Naṣrī (School principal); ʻAbd al-Rahmān, Muḥammad (Teacher); al-Khalīl, Muḥammad (Teacher); Jawhar, Muḥammad (Teacher); Abū Duhays, Ḥasan (Village leader); al-ʼAlī, Fawwāz (Village leader); al-ʼAbd, Khalīl (Mayor); al-Manṣūr, Ibrāhīm (Martyr); Dawwās, ʻᾹrif Muḥammad (Martyr); Abū Duhays, Muṣṭafá (Village leader); al-Ḥūrān, Aḥmad (Resistance fighter); Abū D'hays, Muṣṭafá (Village leader).
al-ʻAṭawāt; al-Shahaybah; Ḥajājiwah; ʻAjaynah; al-Fuqarāʼ.
Landmarks-Places of Worship:
al-Nabī Shuʻayb (Maqām); al-Fuqarāʼ (Maqām).
Table of Contents: Childhood memories and education. (@ 00:00:00)
Employment in the British Police. (@ 00:13:7)
Cultural and social life. (@ 00:28:26)
Zionist invasion of Palestine. (@ 00:51:40)
Zionist occupation of Palestinian villages. (@ 00:59:29)
Battles and Zionist occupation. (@ 01:33:33)
Expulsion from Palestine. (@ 01:51:39)

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