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If West Hampstead's Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe hadn't been given diplomatic protection last night, she might have seriously considered another hunger strike, her husband Richard told the Ham&High.

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe is now subject to the UK's diplomatic protection, the Foreign Office announced today,

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After receiving written assurances that she would receive medical treatment last week and ending her hunger strike, Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe is still waiting for the Iranian prison authorities to sign off on appointments her family have organised, the Ham&High can reveal.

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe ended her hunger strike last night as planned after the Iranian authorities relented and allowed her access to external medical treatment.

With Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe having begun her hunger strike in Iran's Evin prison, her husband Richard revealed she was left "terrified" by pressure to become an agent for the Iranian authorities over Christmas.

Days before Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe is set to go on hunger strike over her treatment in Iranian prison, Amnesty UK have slammed a "sinister and disturbing" release of documentary footage.

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Days after announcing she will embark on a hunger strike later in January, Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has had her weekly phone call with husband Richard blocked and been given a decreased food ration.

Jailed West Hampstead woman Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe will go on hunger strike later this month over "concerns for her health and survival", she has announced.

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Saturday marks 1,000 days since Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe - who turned 40 in Evin jail, Iran on Boxing Day - was first detained in Iran.

Richard Ratcliffe addressed crowds at Belsize Christmas Show, as he approaches the third festive period since his wife Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe was jailed in Iran.

With Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe expecting to spend her third Christmas in Evin prison, the foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt used a visit to Iran to slam the middle-eastern nation's imprisonment of UK dual nationals including the West Hampstead mum.

The prime minister and foreign secretary have ramped up pressure on Iran to release Nazanin, during talks in New York.

Prime Minister Theresa May was today set to personally petition for the release of Hampstead's Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, who remains in Iran's Evin prison.

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