Trees planted before expulsion, identified again in
Naef Hassan, 72, died in Amman without any
possibility of meeting his brother: visas are
M.Ayed:Collecting a handful of earth from his land
for smelling and remembering.
Above-Hamada: Mayor of al-Yarmook Camp
Abu al-Saeed: the first to visit his brothers in Deir
Hanns in the sixties
Makam Bassom where farmers store their
Youssef Abu Dhais, 1928, author of book: Lubya-land & people. Hama
29 Abu Dhais showing his geneological family tree-alAtwat.
Abu Husam Hajjo,1934, vice president of
Palestinian police forces in his office in Gaza.
Abu Husam Hajjo showing his son Husam pictures
of Lubya. Husam was prisoned 12 years in Israel
for participation in a military operation, out of
prison in 13.2.1997.
Haj Karzoon:1928-”one day suddenly I woke up and all the streets of
Lubya are infront of me”. Drawing all the houses, names and places.
Mohamad Theeb, 1918, closed his shop in Lubya in 48,
and opening another in Burj-al-Shimali, Lebanon, still
keeping the book with names who owed him money:
“our life here is a permanent torture. Exile is death, death,
death, nothing is more worse than living as a stranger”,
interviewed on 11.2.1999
Lubya: a village in south Lebanon with the same name: the
father of the mukhtar worked once in Lubya, and he knew the
mikhtars of Lubya in Palestine