Interview with Abdulmohsin Muzaffar

Title

Interview with Abdulmohsin Muzaffar

Description

Born in 1939, Abdulmohsin Muzaffar starts this interview with his childhood in Sharq. He talks about his earliest memories in the house he grew up in, the strong bond with their neighbors, and his relationship with his family. He spends some time telling us about his early education with almutawa’a and at Alnajah School, as well as Alsidiq School in the fifties. Muzaffar Also remembers his time as a boy scout and recalls precious childhood memories. Moving into his teenage years and early adulthood, Muzaffar speaks about going to Alshuwaikh Highschool. Shortly after, he quits high school to work to provide for his family. Muzaffar starts working at the British Bank and later at the Post Office. During his employment, he explains that he finished high school and was awarded a scholarship to study in Egypt. After coming back from Egypt, Muzaffar describes the different jobs he occupied and settling with his family in Kuwait. He spends a large portion of the interview talking about the invasion, the atrocities they witnessed, and their journey of leaving Kuwait during the occupation. From the 1990s onwards, he focuses on narrating his political engagement, his work with human rights, working with Aljabriya coop, among other responsibilities.

Date

30-01-2022

Format

audio

Language

Arabic

Type

audio

Interviewer

Abdulaziz Al-Mahmeed

Interviewee

Abdulmohsin Muzaffar

Original Format

audio

Duration

08:23:39

Files

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Citation

“Interview with Abdulmohsin Muzaffar,” AUK Oral History, accessed May 20, 2022, https://oralhistory.auk.edu.kw/items/show/20.