Interview with Ḥasan ‘Alī ʻĪsá

Biography: The interview was recorded on April 18, 2003 with Ḥasan ‘Alī ʻĪsá, male, born in 1927 in Ḥ̣iṭṭīn, Palestine. He was a policeman with the British Army.
Interviewer: [Shmaysī, Shafīq Khālid] [
Interviewee: ʻĪsá, Ḥasan ‘Alī
Place of Origin: Ḥ̣iṭṭīn
In Collection: POHA, Al-Nakba Collection
Interview Audio/Video:
Format: video
Duration: 02:40:09
Language: Arabic
Interview Date: 2003-04-18
Permanent Link:
Significant Figures:
al-Turk, Ghālib (School principal); al-Mun’im, ’Abd (Policeman); al-Ḥiṭṭīnī, Abū Sa’īd (Poet); al-Ḥiṭṭīnī, Abū Shakīb (Poet); al-Rabāḥ, Aḥmad Qāsim (Mayor); al-Rinnāwī, Tawfīq (Poet); Nādir, Ḥasan (Doctor); al-Rabāḥ, ’Alī Ṣāliḥ (Resistance fighter); Sha’bān, Abū Fawzī (Resistance fighter); al-Rabāḥ, Aḥmad Qāsim (Mayor); al- ‘Azzām, Muḥammad al-‘Abdullāh (Resistance fighter); Rabāḥ, ‘Ursān ‘Azzām (Resistance fighter); al-Khālid, Muḥammad As’ad (Shaykh); al-Khālid, Muḥammad As‘ad (Martyr); ʻĪsá, Nimir ‘Alī (Policeman).
Sursuq, Salām; Daḥābirah.
Landmarks-Lakes, Rivers:
Wādi al Laymūn (Valley).
Table of Contents: Childhood, education and employment in Ḥiṭṭīn. (@ 00:00:00)
Resistance against the military occupation of Ḥiṭṭīn. (@ 00:21:13)
Customs and manners in Ḥiṭṭīn. (@ 00:36:29)
Political turmoil and resistance efforts. (@ 00:57:42)
City occupation and armed resistance in Ḥ̣iṭṭīn. (@ 01:12:8)
Armed resistance against Zionist occupation and expansion. (@ 01:27:11)
Warfare, displacement and distress. (@ 01:42:4)
Right of return to Palestine. (@ 01:56:0)
Remembering the Nakba and the homeland. (@ 02:15:57)

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