Holy Martyrs of Libya

Icon Holy Martyrs of Libya, 100×70 cm, aquarell on paper, 2015.

الشهداء القبطية المقدسين في ليبيا

The Holy Martyrs of Libya are 21 Christians, who were murdered by IS (ISIS) terrorists in February 2015. Before they had denied to renounce their faith though threatened with death for 40 days. The coptic Orthodox church acknowledged them new martyrs.

This icon is displayed in the exhibition at Brenkhausen Monastry in Höxter, Germany. The plan is to sell it and to support the bereaved families of the martyrs.

More information at: http://www.nikolasaric.de/?portfolio=holy-martyrs-of-libya&lang=en

HT: NLM