Interview with Aḥmad Qāsim al-Ḥāj

Biography: The interview was recorded on October 28, 2003 with Aḥmad Qāsim al-Ḥāj, male, born in 1928 in Kawkab Abū al-Hayjāʼ, Palestine.He was in the Trans-Jordan Frontier Forces during the British Mandate.
Interviewer: Zaydān, Maḥmūd
Interviewee: al-Ḥāj, Aḥmad Qāsim
Place of Origin: Kawkab Abū al-Hayjāʼ
In Collection: POHA, Al-Nakba Collection
Interview Audio/Video:
Format: video
Duration: 01:16:37
Language: Arabic
Interview Date: 2003-10-28
Permanent Link:
Significant Figures:
al-Raslān, Maḥmūd (Police); al-Yāsīn, Mufliḥ (Police); al-Ḥusayn, Tawfīq (Martyr); Ibrāhīm, Khalīl (Martyr); al-Ḥammād, Ṣabrī (Martyr); Ḥusayn, ʻAlī (Martyr); al-Sālim, Abū Aḥmad (Revolutionary leader); ʻAbd al-ʻAwaḍ, Muḥammad (Martyr); Abū al-ʻAadas, Maḥmūd (Martyr); ʻAbd al-ʻAwaḍ, Muḥammad (Resistance fighter); Mūsá, Muḥammad ʻAbd al-Qādir (Resistance fighter); ʻIzzat, Mūsá (Resistance fighter); Ghazāl, Qāsim (Resistance fighter); Ghazāl, Aḥmad (Resistance fighter); al-Yūsuf, Rajā (Mayor); al-Salīm, Sulaymān (Mayor); al-Ḥazbūnī, Maḥmūd (Prisoner); al-Shāmī, Akram (Prisoner).
Abū al-Hayjāʼ; al-Ḥāj.
Landmarks-Places of Worship:
Abū al-Hayjāʼ (Maqām); Rijāl al-Arbaʻīn (Maqām); al-Shyakh Ḥassān (Maqām); al-Shaykh ʻUthmān (Maqām); al-Shaykh Saʻīd (Maqām).
Table of Contents: Employment and economic conditions in the village. (@ 00:00:00)
Political conditions during the British rule. (@ 00:16:35)
Zionist Invasion of Palestine. (@ 00:30:38)
Forced departure from Palestine and refugee experience. (@ 00:54:57)

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