Interview with Muḥammad Ḥusayn Abū Ḥassān

Biography: The interview was recorded on August 17, 2003 with Muḥammad Ḥusayn Abū Ḥassān, male, born in 1931 in Saʻsaʻ, Palestine and resides in Burj al-Barājinah Palestinian Refugee Camp, Lebanon.
Interviewer: al-Khaṭīb, Āminah Aḥmad
Interviewee: Abū Ḥassān, Muḥammad Ḥusayn
Place of Origin: Saʻsaʻ
In Collection: POHA, Al-Nakba Collection
Interview Audio/Video:
Format: video
Duration: 02:46:47
Language: Arabic
Interview Date: 2003-08-17
Permanent Link:
Significant Figures:
al-Ḥusaynī, ‘Abd al-Qādir (Teacher); Bashīr, ‘Ādil (Teacher); Bal‘ūs, Ḥusnī (Mayor); al-Saʻīd, Maḥmūd (Landowner); ‘Ayzak, Abū Ibrāhīm Zaydān (Mayor); al-Shawīsh, Muḥammad (Wounded); Wākid, Abdū (Vehicle driver); Azzām, Fahd (Martyr).
Sayyid; Wihbah; Balʻūs; Abū Ḥassān; Khalīl; Abū al-Shabāb; al-Saʻīd; Azzām; Yassīn.
Landmarks-Places of Worship:
Sittī Nafīsah (Maqām).
Landmarks-Private Institutions:
Haifa Cigarettes Manufacture (Corporation).
Landmarks-Lakes, Rivers:
‘Uyūn al-Rakhim (Water resource).
Table of Contents: Childhood, agriculture and everyday life. (@ 00:00:00)
Education and socio-economic life in Saʻsaʻ. (@ 00:12:49)
Agriculture and economic measures. (@ 00:23:39)
Families and land in Saʻsaʻ. (@ 00:38:27)
Wedding celebrations and marriage customs. (@ 00:43:16)
Community celebrations and customs. (@ 00:53:2)
Social relations, rites and ceremonies. (@ 01:01:47)
Political turmoil, revolutionaries and military activity in Sa'sa'. (@ 01:30:28)
Violence, battles and armed resistance. (@ 01:37:59)
City occupation, displacement and exile. (@ 01:54:58)
Refugee life, humiliation and isolation. (@ 02:10:3)
Land, refugees and right of return. (@ 02:26:7)
Return to Palestine. (@ 02:40:35)

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