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Nader Elgadi

Attacking Sufi Heritage in Libya
In the post-revolution lawlessness of Libya, Sufi shrines and mosques were bombed by Salafi militant groups. Photographer Nader Elgadi documented the fear, destruction and the efforts to resist in a series of photographs from 2013-2014.
Abubaker and a friend visited the Al Andalusi shrine in the aftermath of its bombing in 2013. The shrine was a significant icon of the city of Tajoura in the east of Tripoli.
Abubaker in the ruins of the Sidi Alandalusi shrine, a significant icon of the city of Tajoura in the east of Tripoli.
Destruction of Sufi Heritage in Libya

Photographer Nader Elgadi followed the travails of the Sufi population in and around Tripoli after the fall of the Gaddafi regime.