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British-Iranian Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe sentenced to one year in prison for ‘propaganda’ against Iran – lawyer

British-Iranian journalist and aid worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has been handed a further one-year jail term after she was found guilty of propaganda activities against Iran, her lawyer has said. The charity worker has also been banned from leaving Iran for one year, her lawyer Hojjat Kermani told the Emtedad news website on Monday. Kermani said […]

UK Condemns Iran’s ‘Inhumane’ Sentencing of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe

The British government has condemned the Iranian regime after British-Iranian charity worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe was given a further one-year jail term for spreading “propaganda” against the regime. Zaghari-Ratcliffe completed a five-year sentence in March on spying charges, the last year of which was spent under house arrest due to the CCP (Chinese Communist Party) virus […]

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe sentenced to additional year in Iranian jail

British Iranian national Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe was on Monday sentenced to an additional year in prison for “spreading propaganda against the system”. Zaghari-Ratcliffe has already served a five-year prison sentence in Iran for spying, charges her family and employer, the Thomson Reuters Foundation, has always denied. Her lawyer Hojjat Kermani said her second charge was over […]

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe ‘relieved’ to face last trial as she appears before court in Iran

British-Iranian aid worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe appeared on trial on Sunday at Iran’s Revolutionary Court, charged with “propaganda against the system.” Her husband Richard Ratcliffe has told the PA news agency that his wife is “relieved” to have faced her last trial. Mr Ratcliffe said: “I think the judge saying this is the last trial is […]

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe’s detention ‘blot on British diplomacy’, says husband ahead of scheduled release

The five-year-long detainment of a British mother in Iran is a “blot on British diplomacy”, her husband has said. Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, who is a British-Iranian dual national, has been detained in Tehran since 2016 when she was sentenced to five years in prison over allegations, which she denies, of plotting to overthrow the Iranian government. […]

Ratcliffe: Iran and Russia Have Obtained Voter Info, Iran Has Tried to ‘Damage President Trump’

During a press conference on Wednesday, Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe stated that Iran and Russia have obtained voter registration information that can be used “to attempt to communicate false information to registered voters that they hope will cause confusion, sow chaos, and undermine your confidence in American democracy.” He also stated that Iran […]

DNI Ratcliffe Blasts Adam Schiff For Saying ‘Biden Smear’ Came From The Kremlin

Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe said on Monday that there is no intelligence to support Adam Schiff’s assertion that recent reports about Hunter Biden’s foreign business dealings are part of a Russian disinformation campaign. Ratcliffe blasted the House Intel chair for saying dirt on President Trump’s rival came from Russia after Schiff claimed: “We […]

DNI John Ratcliffe Refers Nunes Report on ICA to Intelligence Community Inspector General

Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe on Thursday sent a letter referring to the intelligence community inspector general a report by Intelligence Committee Ranking Member Devin Nunes (R-CA) on the Obama intelligence community’s 2017 assessment that Russia intervened in the 2016 election to help Trump. In a letter to Acting IC Inspector General Thomas Monheim, […]

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe’s trial postponed in Iran

The trial of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, a dual national detained in Iran since 2016, has been postponed. Tulip Siddiq, MP for Hampstead and Kilburn, the London constituency where the family resides in the UK, announced on Twitter that the trial, which was scheduled to start on Sunday, had been postponed. “She is relieved, frustrated, stressed and […]

Iran announces new charge against detained Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe

British-Iranian dual national Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, who is held in Tehran in an internationally criticised espionage case, faces a new charge, Iranian state television announced Tuesday, raising fears she could be forced to return to prison following her temporary release. The report, citing an unnamed official, did not elaborate beyond saying that Zaghari-Ratcliffe appeared Tuesday morning […]

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