Interview with Aḥmad Faḍīl Hijjū

Biography: The interview was recorded on November 24, 1998 with Aḥmad Faḍīl Hijjū, male, born in 1922 in Lūbyā, Palestine and resides in Nahr al-Bārid Palestinian Refugee Camp, Lebanon. He was a Police officer in the British Police forces during the mandate.
Interviewer: Abū ʻAlī, Ibtisām
Interviewee: Hijjū, Aḥmad Faḍīl
Place of Origin: Lūbyā
In Collection: POHA, Al-Jana, Biographies Collection
Interview Audio/Video:
Format: audio
Duration: 02:11:32
Language: Arabic
Interview Date: 1998-11-24
Permanent Link:
Significant Figures:
ʻAbd al-Qādir, Khalīl (Mayor); al-Shihābī, Yaḥyá Saʻīd (Mayor); Abū Dhays, Ḥasan (Mayor); al-ʻAṭwāt, Kāmil (Policeman); al-Fawwāz, Ibrāḥīm (Policeman); Abū Dhays, Muṣṭafá (Policeman); al-Fayyāḍ, ʻUthmān (Policeman); Ṭabbārah, Anīs (Policeman); Saʻīd, Sulaymān (Policeman); al-Khaḍrah, Aḥmad (Policeman); al-Jayyūsī, Ḥusnī (Lawyer).
al-Shahāyibah; al-ʻAjāyinah; al-ʻAṭwāt; al-Ḥajājiwah.
Landmarks-Private Institutions:
Haifa Oil Refinery (Corporation); Iraqi Petroleum Company (Corporation).
Landmarks-Cultural and Touristic Institutions:
Sūq Kafr Yāsīf (Market).
Table of Contents: Socio-economic conditions and rural life. (@ 00:00:00)
Employment in the British police forces. (@ 00:18:14)
British Police activity in Palestine. (@ 00:37:54)
British police during 1948 and expulsion. (@ 01:04:57)
British Police activity and Zionist Invasion of Palestine, 1948. (@ 01:29:44)
Warfare and expulsion from Palestine. (@ 01:45:44)

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