Iraqi Christian Murdered after Sharing Her Faith on TikTok


An Iraqi woman who recently converted from Islam to Christianity was found murdered on March 7 after she posted a TikTok video about her new faith, according to a religious liberty watchdog.

The 20-year-old woman, Iman Sami – also known as Maria – was the daughter of a Muslim cleric, according to International Christian Concern (ICC). The murder took place after she posted a TikTok video showing herself singing Christian songs.

ICC believes the murder likely was retaliation by her family. Her body was found in northern Iraq.

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