Iran's treatment of dual national Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe is 'torture': UK

Iran's treatment of dual national Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe is 'torture': UK

Her husband Richard Ratcliffe argues she is being held hostage as part of a diplomatic stratagem.

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe is a 43-year-old British-Iranian woman who has been detained in Iran for five years.

Her husband Richard Ratcliffe argues she is being held hostage as part of a diplomatic stratagem.

Richard Ratcliffe has linked his wife's plight to a British debt dating back more than 40 years for army tanks paid for by the shah of Iran.

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When the shah was ousted in the 1979 revolution, Britain refused to deliver the tanks to the new Islamic republic.

The Iranian regime claims that the 42-year-old was working against the state when she was arrested on a visit to the country to see her parents with her daughter in April 2016.

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