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RICHARD RATCLIFFE

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.

Jeremy Hunt joined Richard Ratcliffe and campaigners outside of 10 Downing Street on Tuesday evening for the third Christmas “Carols for Nazanin” protest.

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.

When I met Richard Ratcliffe earlier this month, I was struck by his eloquence and hope.

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe’s temporary release from Iranian prison left the Hampstead mother – and her husband Richard – under the impression her freedom is “a game” to the Iranian authorities.

Jailed West Hampstead mum Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has been ordered to return to her Iranian prison following a three-day release, her husband has said.

After months of broken promises from the Iranian government and 873 days in jail, Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has been temporarily released from Iran’s Evin prison and reunited with her four year old daughter Gabriella.

I’m pleased to hear Richard Ratcliffe’s meeting with Jeremy Hunt went well.

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.

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.

Campaigners for the release of West Hampstead mum Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, who has spent more than two years in Iranian prison, will tonight mark her daughter’s birthday by lighting candles outside the Foreign Office.

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

It is part of writing for local newspapers that you find yourself covering the same stories year after year.

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.

Homeland actress Nazanin Boniadi joined Richard Ratcliffe, the husband of jailed West Hampstead mum Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, at a special performance of a play to raise awareness of his wife’s plight.

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.

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