Interview with Maḥmūd ‘Abd al-Hādī

Biography: The interview was recorded on March 23, 2003 with Maḥmūd ‘Abd al-Hādī, male, born in 1925 in ʻAmqā, Palestine he resides in Shātīlā Palestinian Refugee Camp, Lebanon. He worked as a policeman with the British police forces.
Interviewer: Zaydān, Maḥmūd
Interviewee: ‘Abd al-Hādī, Maḥmūd
Place of Origin: ʻAmqā
In Collection: POHA, Al-Nakba Collection
Interview Audio/Video:
Format: video
Duration: 01:58:37
Language: Arabic
Interview Date: 2003-03-21
Permanent Link:
Significant Figures:
Ḥāmid, Asʼad (Teacher); al-Rīnāwī, Muḥammad (Poet); al-ʼAwaḍ, Rabāḥ (Revolutionary leader); al-ʻAbdullāh, Ibrāhīm (Resistance leader); al-ʻAkkī, Aḥmad (Landowner); al-Dīb, Rāghib (Landowner); al-Majdhūb, Nāyif (Landowner).
Landmarks-Public Institutions:
Maṭār Sanjīr (Airport).
Qal‘at Jiddīn (Fortress).
Landmarks-Private Institutions:
Taxi 2525 (Company).
Table of Contents: Childhood memories and employment. (@ 00:00:00)
Social and cultural life. (@ 00:19:5)
Palestine during the Arab revolt 1936-1939. (@ 00:35:47)
Employment in the British police. (@ 00:43:16)
Palestine during 1947-1948 war. (@ 00:59:30)
Expulsion from Palestine. (@ 01:12:26)
Final reflections on refugee experience. (@ 01:35:52)

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