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Tue Sep 8, 2020, 06:58 PM

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe 'to face new charge and trial in Iran'

Source: BBC

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe 'to face new charge and trial in Iran'

8 September 2020



Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, the British-Iranian woman jailed in Iran, has been told she has to face another trial.

The charity worker is nearing the end of her five-year sentence for spying charges, which she has always denied.

Iranian state media said she was brought before a revolutionary court in the country's capital Tehran on Tuesday morning.

The Foreign Office said the new charge, which has not been made public, was "indefensible and unacceptable".

Mrs Zaghari-Ratcliffe was arrested in April 2016 while travelling to visit her parents with her young British-born daughter, Gabriella.

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Read more: https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-54076857

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