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Sumayya (RA) the first Martyr of Islam

Summayya bint Khayyat(RA) is the firs martyr in IslamAmong those who sacrificed life for faith of Islam, a woman comes first. Her blessed name is Sumayya (R.A).

Earlier Muslims had to sacrifice a lot to keep their faith. Among the sacrifces, Sumayya (RA) was a woman companion of the blessed Prophet (SAWS) who had to give up her life for the faith.

Yasir (RA) and his wife Sumayya (RA) belonged to a poor family. Ammar(RA) was their son.

During pre-Islamic ages exploitation of the poor was a regular incident. Moreover was the abuse of women. Continue reading