The Assassination of Abdul Kadir Kabire

27 Mar, 1949

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Abdul Kadir Kabire, pioneer of the movement for independence of Eritrea from Ethiopia, was fatally wounded in Asmara by Unionist sympathizers.

Abdul Kadir Kabire Abdul Kadir Kabire

Abdulkadir Mohamed Saleh Kebire, the brilliant politician and and well respected pioneer of the movement for Eritrean Independence was fatally wounded in Asmara by Unionist sympathizers as he was preparing to head to New York to a UN session to make the case for the independence of Eritrea.

Abdul Kadir Kabire, far right, days before his assassination; Yohannes Tsegai is second from left Abdul Kadir Kabire, far right, days before his assassination; Yohannes Tsegai is second from left

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