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see SanusiSanusi
or Senussi
, Arabic Sanusiyya, a political-religious organization in Libya and Sudan founded in Mecca in 1837 by Muhammad bin Ali al-Sanusi (1791–1859), known as the Grand Sanusi.
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Qaddafi's schools drew a veil over anything to do with the Senussi royal family.
The film about Omar Mukhtar, "Lion in the Desert", which Qaddafi funded, is deliberately silent about Mukhtar being a loyal member of Idris' Senussi order, and Idris himself completely ignored.
Moreover, despite Qaddafi's efforts to eradicate every last memory of the Senussi order -- to the point of smashing the graves of Senussi members at Al-Jaghbub and scattering their bones in the desert -- it is still greatly revered.