Nicola Saras from Beit Jala, aged 89, discussing the Ottoman Period and World War I

Freja Howat-Maxted, Leila Sansour, Bea Brown & Jacob Norris
POOR QUALITY AUDIO. Nicola Saras (89 years old from Beit Jala) interviewed by Nisreen Khaliliya.
He discusses the following: World War I and the Ottoman period; people suffered from hunger and poverty; initially the Ottomans did not conscript Christians into the army but after a while they began to conscript Christians too whilst permitting those who could pay to buy themselves out of it; a man from Beit Jala who refused to pay to avoid...
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