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Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe was sentenced to another year in prison for “anti-regime propaganda activities” in Iran.

the Iranian national from United Kingdom She is also banned from leaving the country for a year for participating in a protest outside the Iranian embassy in London in 2009, her lawyer Hojjat Kermani told the Emtedad news site.

“Nazanin Zaghari was sentenced to one year in prison and one year ban on leaving the country for propaganda against the Islamic Republic,” Kermani told the website following the ruling by the Iranian Revolutionary Court.

Prime Minister Boris Johnson told reporters on Monday he believed the conviction was “incorrect”.

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe and daughter Gabriella, pictured in 2016
Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe and daughter Gabriella, pictured in 2016

He said: “We will have to study the details of what the Iranian authorities are saying.

“I don’t think it’s fair at all that Nazanin gets sentenced to more prison time. I think it was wrong.

“I think it is wrong that she is here in the first place and we will work very hard to secure her release from Iran.”

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Boris Johnson will work ‘very hard’ to secure Nazanin’s release

He added that “the government will not stop” and “will redouble its efforts” to fight for the release of Ms Zaghari-Ratcliffe, and will work alongside “our American friends on this issue as well”.

Foreign Minister Dominic Raab called the continued detention of Ms Zaghari-Ratcliffe “a totally inhuman and totally unjustified decision”.

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe's husband Richard Ratcliffe outside the Iranian Embassy in London

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This notice was published: 2021-04-26 11:10:00