Interview with Yāsīn al-Ḥāj

Biography: The interview was recorded on December 7, 1998 with Yāsīn al-Ḥāj, male, born in 1924 in Kafr ʻAnān, Palestine and resides in Nahr al-Bārid Palestinian Refugee Camp, Lebanon. He worked as a policeman.
Interviewer: al-Maṣrī, Muḥammad
Interviewee: al-Ḥāj, Yāsīn
Place of Origin: Kafr ʻAnān (Palestine)
In Collection: POHA, Al-Jana, Biographies Collection
Interview Audio/Video:
Format: audio
Duration: 02:21:31
Language: Arabic
Interview Date: 1998-12-07
Permanent Link:
Significant Figures:
Sa‘d, Fu'ād (Landowner); al-Khaṭīb, Aḥmad (Jailer); al-‘Alī, Salīm Mūsá (Jailer); al-‘Akkī, Aḥmad (Judge); al-Khaṭīb, Muḥammad (Judge); Salīm, Aḥmad Muḥammad (Prisoner); Ṭabarī, Ṣidqī (Resistance leadrer); al-Khaṭīb, Aḥmad (Mayor); al-Khalīl, ‘Abd al-Raḥmān (Resistance leader); al-ʻAlī, Salīm Mūsá (Policeman); Ṭāhā, Muḥammad (Policeman); al-ʻAlī, Jamīl Mūsá (Policeman); al-Mūsá, Alī (Policeman).
Khashshān; Manṣūr.
Landmarks-Places of Worship:
Kanīsat al-Qiyāmah (Church); al-Masjid al-Aqṣá (Mosque).
Landmarks-Private Institutions:
Mustashfá al-Quds (Hospital).
Landmarks-Lakes, Rivers:
Jabal al-Nabī Mūsá (Mountain).
Table of Contents: Agriculture and everyday life. (@ 00:00:00)
Economic conditions in Kafr ʻAnān. (@ 00:22:3)
Professions and economic conditions in the village. (@ 00:33:46)
Prisons and prisoners during the British rule. (@ 00:44:6)
Prisoners conditions situation in Palestine during the British rule. (@ 01:07:1)
Socio-political conditions in Jerusalem. (@ 01:27:47)
War time and military occupation. (@ 01:46:7)
Working with the British police forces. (@ 02:02:11)

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