Interview with Walīd al-Ḥāj

Biography: The interview was recorded on June 24, with Walīd al-Ḥāj, male, born in 1940 in ʻAlmā, Palestine and resides in Nahr al-Bārid Palestinian Refugee Camp, Lebanon.
Interviewer: ‘Awaḍ, Walīd
Jum‘ah, Muḥammad
Interviewee: al-Ḥāj, Walīd
Place of Origin: ʻAlmā
In Collection: POHA, Al-Jana, Nakba Collection
Interview Audio/Video:
Format: audio
Duration: 01:33:20
Language: Arabic
Interview Date: 1997-06-24
Permanent Link:
Significant Figures:
Abū ‘Ῑd, Khalīl (Village leader); Ḥammūd, Abū Ḥasan (Martyr); al-Ḥāj, Aḥmad Ḥasan (Martyr); Khūrī, Farīd (Teacher).
ʻAzzām; Shaḥrūr; ʻAjjāwī; al-Ḥāj; Sursuq; Salām.
Landmarks-Lakes, Rivers:
Bi'r ‘Ūbā (Water resource); Biʼr al-Ṣiddīq (Water resource).
Table of Contents: Village history. (@ 00:00:00)
Customs and community in Saʻsaʻ. (@ 00:20:22)
Socio-political dynamics in the village. (@ 00:27:44)
Political turmoil and resistance. (@ 00:46:47)
Military occupation and exile. (@ 00:54:45)
Refugee life and isolation. (@ 01:04:10)

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