Bashir Yussuf

Sheikh Bashir Yussuf (Sheekh Bashiir Yuusuf, الشيخ يوسف بشير, born c. 1905) was a Somali religious leader famed for his anti-colonial struggles against the British.wikipedia
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Isaaq

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He hails from the Habar Jeclo clan of the Isaaq.

Mohammed Abdullah Hassan

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Yussuf, who is said to have been related to Sayyid Mohammed Abdullah Hassan on his mother's side, was devoutly religious and of a philosophical nature, a conscientious practitioner of the mystical sect of Salihiyya.

Somalis

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Sheikh Bashir Yussuf (Sheekh Bashiir Yuusuf, الشيخ يوسف بشير, born c. 1905) was a Somali religious leader famed for his anti-colonial struggles against the British.

Anti-imperialism

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Sheikh Bashir Yussuf (Sheekh Bashiir Yuusuf, الشيخ يوسف بشير, born c. 1905) was a Somali religious leader famed for his anti-colonial struggles against the British.

British Somaliland

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In 1945, Yussuf emerged as a leader in the former British Somaliland.

Salihiyya

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Yussuf, who is said to have been related to Sayyid Mohammed Abdullah Hassan on his mother's side, was devoutly religious and of a philosophical nature, a conscientious practitioner of the mystical sect of Salihiyya.

British Empire

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The popular impression at the time among the British colonial officials in Burao was the nationalistic teachings of Farah Omaar.

Nationalism

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The popular impression at the time among the British colonial officials in Burao was the nationalistic teachings of Farah Omaar.

Burao

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He organized headquarters in the east of the Burao region of the former British Somaliland, and quickly attracted a following because of his genius and religious influence.

Togdheer River

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These men held a number of hills, which rose steeply from the light bush beside the wide sandy riverbed, which is known as Togdheer.

Berbera

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The latter course was decided upon, and during the first months of 1945, the advance posts were withdrawn and the British administration confined to the coast town of Berbera.

Sharia

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He was generally thought to settle disputes through the use of Islamic Sharia.

India

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The British administration recruited Indian and South African troops to fight against Yussuf and had intelligence plans to capture him alive.

South Africa

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The British administration recruited Indian and South African troops to fight against Yussuf and had intelligence plans to capture him alive.

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