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BORIS JOHNSON

Letters, contributions and comments sent in from Ham&High readers this week.

On August 20, I joined hundreds of people on bikes to commemorate the lost life of yet another cyclist killed on the roads around Holborn station. We should not have had to be there.

Parliament broke for the summer with the government hanging on a thread, the Vote Leave campaign (led by Boris Johnson and Michael Gove) fined for electoral fraud and the Brexit secretary confirming plans to stockpile food, medicines and blood in preparation for crashing out of the EU with no deal.

The clock is ticking and a Brexit “no deal” outcome is coming ever closer.

Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt confirmed he “will do everything” to bring Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe home.

On July 21, the Judge responsible for Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe’s imprisonment confirmed that she would not be given parole, or shown clemency on humanitarian grounds. Alone, this announcement was nothing new.

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe is “so worried” by the timing of the Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson’s resignation, because it comes the week he was expected to make a final decision on whether to give her diplomatic protection.

Letters, contributions and comments sent in from Ham&High readers this week.

Letters, contributions and comments sent in from Ham&High readers this week.

True, there are some new faces at the Ham&High this month – but the name Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe is one you will continue to see in the pages of this paper until she is freed.

On day 800 of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe’s incarceration in Iran, her family and supporters held a demonstration outside the Foreign Office in Whitehall – and called on the Prime Minister to personally meet Richard Ratcliffe to discuss his wife’s case.

The plight of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has dominated our headlines since I became editor of the Ham&High in 2016 and I am sickened still to be writing about it two years later.

Jailed West Hampstead mum Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe faces being hauled back into an Iranian court to face new charges.

“Pretty much every day when I walk outside my building, all I can see is dog shit.”

The local elections in 2014 presented a high water-mark for Camden Labour. Wards which had been Liberal Democrat strongholds years earlier were decimated.

The husband of jailed Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe is calling on supporters to mark the second anniversary of his wife’s arrest in Iran by sharing jokes to lift her spirits.

Campaigners to free Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe laid 707 pebbles outside the Foreign Office in a protest to mark the second Mother’s Day the mum-of-one has spent in jail in Iran.

The husband of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has called on families to paint a pebble in a show of support for his jailed wife as she endures a second Mother’s Day in an Iranian prison.

In October I watched a play about the devastating story of West Hampstead mum Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe - who has spent two years trapped in an Iranian jail cell falsely accused of being a spy.

The Ham&High has helped organise a one-off night to create awareness of the plight of jailed Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe followed by a Q&A session with her husband Richard.

Shelly McKevitt, Irene Bax and I are three retired inner city primary school teachers. Together we have tried to attend and follow every event that there has been for the release of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe.

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe is in jail because of an argument between Britain and Iran, campaigners claim.

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