Muhammad Awwad Allah 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
Muhammad Awwad Allah (from al-Walaja) interviewed by Marwa Khalifa on 28 June 2006.
He discusses the following: British rule in Palestine including the General Strike of 1936 and the three people who were famously executed - al-Jamjom, al-Zeer and Hijazi; anyone wearing the hata (kuffiyeh) would be arrested by the British during the Revolt of 1936-39.
Original audio recording: cassette tape.
In the original collection at Bethlehem University this cassette tape was categpised as File 5 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.