Jazya Abu Ali from al-Walaja discussing the Ottoman period and World War I
datasetposted on 21.08.2019, 07:26 by Freja Howat-Maxted, Leila Sansour, Bea Brown, Jacob Norris
Jazya Abu Ali (from al-Walaja) interviewed by Khader al-Araj on 10 December 1994.
She discusses the following: injustice of Ottoman rule – all official positions were reserved for Ottomans (Turks) and nothing was given to Arabs; military conscription and how many men were executed because they attempted to escape it.
Original audio recording: cassette tape.
In the original collection at Bethlehem University this cassette tape was categorised as File 7 of Box 8.
This fileset exists as part of the Ottoman Empire and World War I collection within the Bethlehem University Oral History project of the Planet Bethlehem Archive.