Red Tuesday

Translation/Interpretation/Caption Text: 

Arabic translation:

We are stronger than death

And higher than the beams of the gallows 

Red Tuesday

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Mohammed Jamjoom

Atta Ezzir

Fuad Hijazi


Yet, Fuad Hijazi was also killed in Acre in 1930, along with Atta Ezzir and Mohammed Jamjoom, in what came to be known as "Red Tuesday". Three of the most important martyrs in the history of the Palestinian struggle - Hijazi, Ezzir and Jamjoom - were publicly executed by the British mandate forces for protesting against Zionist infiltration into Palestine. Eighty-four years later, Fuad Hijazi will be mourned in Gaza after being killed by an army which the 1929 martyr - also named Fuad Hijazi - was protesting the establishment of.