This chapter is written by Jonathan Miran and R.S. O’Fahey.
Since the independence of Eritrea (de facto in 1991; formally in 1993), the beginings of local publishing can be noted. Some writings from the Khatmiyya ṭarīqa that are of Eritrean provenance are listed in ALA 1. Gori (1995a), 87-95 lists various editions that are not listed in ALA 1.
There are as yet no public collections in Eritrea, although the Islamic Centre in Asmara has a substantial library, but there are plans to establish a national archive.
We have included writings in Arabic by leaders of the Eritrean Liberatio…