Eritrean Muslim League was Founded By Ibrahim Sultan

3 Dec, 1946

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Following the failure of the Biet Giorgis Conference to unite the "self-determination" movement, Ibrahim Sultan founded the Eritrean Muslim League, or "al-Rabita al-Islamia" in Arabic.

content: Ceremony of the foundation of al-Rabita al-Islamia. From left to right standing: Mohammed Seid Abera, Adem Qusmulah, Ibrahim Sultan, Seid Saleh, unknown, Mohammed Nur (Megeften); Sitting from left: unknown, Qadi Ali Omer, Ali Bey, Ona Ali, Haji Ibrahim Mahmmood, Haji Suleiman Ceremony of the foundation of al-Rabita al-Islamia. From left to right standing: Mohammed Seid Abera, Adem Qusmulah, Ibrahim Sultan, Seid Saleh, unknown, Mohammed Nur (Megeften); Sitting from left: unknown, Qadi Ali Omer, Ali Bey, Ona Ali, Haji Ibrahim Mahmmood, Haji Suleiman

Following the failure of the Biet Giorgis Conference to unite the “self-determination” movement, Ibrahim Sultan founded the Eritrean Muslim League, known as “al-Rabita al-Islamia” in Arabic.

The league would become a political party in 1947.

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