The Foreign and Commonwealth Office of Britain on Monday summoned the Iranian ambassador to explain why the British envoy in Tehran was detained by the police in violation of international conventions
On Wednesday night, Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe was taken to the clinic in Tehran’s Evin prison after suffering “palpitations and panic attacks” as tensions between western nations and Iran remain high following the US killing of General Qassem Soleimani last week
Iran uses the file of “dual nationality” to pressure the European countries in order to achieve its interests and political and economic goals, and a card that Tehran uses to improve its negotiating position with these countries
The husband of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe is urging the British Government to “shake off the complacency of their holiday heads” as his wife enters 2020 on hunger strike. Richard Ratcliffe’s wife has already undertaken one hunger strike in solidarity with British-Australian woman Kylie Moore-Gilbert, and started another before New Year’s Eve.
Iran says that an Australian academic being held in Tehran’s notorious Evin prison on espionage charges must serve out her sentence and that the country will not submit to “propaganda
France summoned Iran’s ambassador on Friday to demand the release of two French citizens being held in Iranian jails after one of them, Franco-Iranian researcher Fariba Adelkhah, began a hunger strike
Australian scholar Dr. Kylie Moore-Gilbert who had been on hunger strike at Tehran’s notorious Evin Prison since December 24 announced two days later she would resume her hunger strike if not taken out of solitary confinement by New Year’s Eve
The husband of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, the British-Iranian national detained in Tehran, has confirmed his wife met Australian detainee Kylie Moore-Gilbert
Two female academics held in Tehran’s Evin Prison called for international solidarity as they announced that they would be denying food and water indefinitely as of Christmas Eve
Iran has rejected a request by the lawyer of an Iranian-British woman convicted of spying charges in Iran that she be released after serving half of her sentence, the state-run IRNA news agency reported on December 22.
Two French academics detained in Iran for six months have lost a bid to be released on bail and their case will now go before the Revolutionary Court, Iranian media reported