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Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe was sentenced to one year in prison – the Middle East


A revolutionary court in Iran sentenced Anglo-Iranian citizen Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe to one year in prison for being found guilty of “conducting propaganda against the Islamic Republic”. The woman, initially arrested in 2016 and released from prison last month after serving a five-year sentence, was also barred from traveling for a year. This was reported by his lawyer, Hojjat Kermani.

“Cruel, inhumane and utterly irrational”. Boris Johnson returned to a new one-year prison sentence against Tehran for Anglo-Iranian citizen Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe and raised his tone. While similar words were said by his foreign minister, Dominic Raab, in a statement before the House of Representatives. Meanwhile, Amnesty International in turn condemned Iran’s ruling and asked London to respond in kind. While former minister Jeremy Hunt complained that the Johnson government has not yet solved the old debt problem with Tehran because supplies were not delivered in 1979.

Boris Johnson criticizes the new verdict applied to Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, mother of a British Iranian family, an employee of the Thomson Reuters Foundation, who has just served a controversial sentence before on charges of espionage. when caught during a country visit. origin. “I don’t think it is entirely correct that Nazinin should serve a different mindset,” Prime Minister Tory said on the sidelines of his visit to Wrexham.
“It is clear that we will have to study the verdict in detail,” he added, while ensuring that his government “will not stop and double efforts” for Zaghari-Ratcliffe to be released and yes. back to UK family, “matters also with our American friends”.
Interviewed by the BBC, the woman’s husband, Richard Ratcliffe, confirmed the new verdict, denouncing it “apparently” as a result of “a negotiation tactic” by the Iranian authorities: he decided Use your wife as a bargaining chip above. about claiming an old debt on military supplies that Tehran had disputed for years in London, and on the possibility of mending an international agreement on a nuclear program abandoned by the US at the time.

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