Icon Holy Martyrs of Libya, 100×70 cm, water colours on paper, 2015.
ايقونة الشهداء الاقباط 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 as new martyrs.
This icon was first 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.
Moreover there is a limited edition of fine art prints of this work. To purchase a replica, please click here.