Iran sentences British-Iranian aid worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe to another year in prison

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Published: 2021-04-26 17:54

Last Updated: 2021-05-17 05:25


Iran sentences British-Iranian aid worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe to another year in prison
Iran sentences British-Iranian aid worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe to another year in prison

Monday, the lawyer of the British-Iranian aid worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe was sentenced to one year in prison by Iran, only a one month after she had completed a five year prison sentence, for allegedly plotting to overthrow the regime in Tehran. 

Nazanin-Ratcliffe, a project manager at Thomson Reuters Foundation, denies all charges.

Additionally, the court banned her from leaving Iran for one year.

The new sentence was given to Zaghari-Ratcliffe "on charges of propaganda against the regime," according to the news website 'Emtedad', who quoted her lawyer, Hojjat Kermani.

However, Kermani stated that she will be appealing the one-year sentence.

Zaghari-Ratcliffe completed her five year sentence last month.

She was arrested in an Iranian airport April 2016, following a trip to visit her family.


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