Who was Umar Mukhtar?
Umar Mukhtar was a Libyan mujahid who was executed by the Italians during Italy’s colonial occupation of Libya. A Quran teacher by profession, his courage, perseverance and strategy in leading the rebellion have inspired generations of Muslim mujahids. He led the rebellion for 20 years until his capture and execution at the age of 70. He was hung on 16 September 1931, may Allah bless his soul. Ameen