Karim Mukarker from Beit Jala 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
Karim Mukarker (from Beit Jala) interviewed by Hala Amro.
He describes the following: great suffering under the Ottomans during World War I; Ottoman army used to follow the horses to collect their dung because of hunger and poverty; by the end of World War I the situation was so bad that local people saw the British as their saviours.
Original audio recording: cassette tape.
In the original collection at Bethlehem University this cassette tape was categorised as File 6 of Box 7.
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.