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Amnesty Int’l Condemns Zaghari-Ratcliffe Sentencing

Responding to a report from her husband Richard that the UK-Iranian dual national Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has been sentenced to five years in prison on unspecified “national security charges”, Amnesty International UK’s Individuals at Risk Campaign Manager Kathy Voss said: “This is extremely depressing but probably not unexpected news. “Iran’s Revolutionary Courts are notorious for handing […]

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe ‘Jailed on Secret Charges’

British-Iranian mother Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has been jailed for five years in Iran on “secret charges“, her husband says. The charity worker was arrested in April on a family visit to Iran, and the passport of her two-year-old daughter Gabriella was seized; the child is staying with her grandparents in Iran. She was allowed a phone […]

TRF issues Statement on Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe

Statement from Thomson Reuters Foundation CEO Monique Villa after the announcement that Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe will be Tried in Tehran: “We have heard today that Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has been taken to court yesterday and will be prosecuted in Tehran’s Revolutionary Courts. Her case will be heard by Judge Salavati, who was in the past in charge […]