Interview with Kāmil Aḥmad Bal‘āwī

Biography: The interview was recorded on October 15, 2003 with Kāmil Aḥmad Bal‘āwī, male, born in 1928 in Shafā ʻAmrū, Palestine.
Interviewer: ʻAlwān, Amīrah
Interviewee: Bal‘āwī, Kāmil Aḥmad
Place of Origin: Shafā ʻAmrū
In Collection: POHA, Al-Nakba Collection
Interview Audio/Video:
Format: video
Duration: 01:41:47
Language: Arabic
Interview Date: 2003-10-15
Permanent Link:
Significant Figures:
al-‘Anabtāwī, ‘Alī (Teacher); al-Khaḍrah, Samīr (Teacher); al-Nāṣir, Ibrāhīm (Martyr); al-Sharār, Ṣāliḥ (Martyr); al-Ḥusayn, Ḥasan (Village leader); al-Khaṭīb, Muḥammad Nimir (Resistance leader); ‘Awaḍ, Aḥmad ‘Awaḍ (Revolutionary); Abū al-ʻUlá, Khiḍir (Resistance fighter); Yāsīn, Ṣubḥī (Resistance fighter); Abū Ibrāhīm, Abū Ibrāhīm Khalīl (Resistance leader); ʻAḍm, Hishām (Arab Salvation Army Commander); Ḥūrānī, Akram (Resistance fighter); al-Shīshaklī, Ṣalāḥ (Resistance fighter); al-Sarrāj, Muḥammad (Resistance fighter); Ḥassūn, Yūsuf (Poet); Ḥassūn,Yūsuf (Poet).
Landmarks-Places of Worship:
al-Nabī Hūshān (Maqām).
Table of Contents: Social conditions at Shafā ʻAmrū during the British Mandate. (@ 00:00:11)
Socio-economic dynamics at Shafā ʻAmrū. (@ 00:13:57)
Religious and cultural identity of Shafā ʻAmrū. (@ 00:25:36)
Social life and customs. (@ 00:36:25)
Political dynamics after the British mandate. (@ 00:43:16)
War events and the Zionist invasion. (@ 00:52:57)
Nakba consequences. (@ 01:28:3)

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