Posts Tagged ‘zaghari’

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. […]

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 […]

Spokesman: Britain’s debt payment to Iran, Zaghari’s case completely unrelated

FNA- Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi rejected recent claims that Tehran has kept Nazanin Zaqhari – an Iranian-British citizen who has been convicted for security crimes – in jail until London makes its long overdue payments to Iran. “Mrs. Zaghari, as an Iranian citizen, has been convicted by the Islamic Republic of Iran’s judiciary and […]

London debts to Iran not related to Nazanin Zaghari case

IRNA – The settlement of UK’s £450 million debt case owed to Iran and Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe’s case are two separate issues, an Iranian parliamentary official said. “Zaghari’s case is not something new and it has been discussed for a long time,” Head of Iran-UK Parliamentary Friendship Group Mostafa Kavakebian told Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA) […]

‘Brexit’ Revolt Casts a Shadow Over Hillary Clinton’s Cautious Path

While Mrs. Clinton is counting on Mr. Trump’s history of racist and sexist remarks to doom his candidacy, Thursday’s Brexit referendum was an unnerving reminder that voter anger is deeper and broader than many elite politicians and veteran pollsters realize. In swing states like Ohio, many Democrats and Republicans yearn for an economic comeback and […]

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