Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe

Boris Johnson's most controversial comments as he faces calls to apologise for comparing women in burkas to letter boxes

Boris Johnson is facing pressure to apologise after he compared women in burkas to letter boxes or bank robbers.<p>His comments have been blasted and …

Great Britain

All apologies: the many times Boris Johnson has been told to say sorry

Boris Johnson is no stranger to demands for apologies, with his outspoken remarks repeatedly landing him in political hot water.<p>In March, the then foreign secretary was forced to eat humble pie after referring to his Labour opposite number, Emily Thornberry, as the “Lady Baroness whatever” in the …

Great Britain

Jeremy Hunt vows to do all he can to free Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe

UK foreign secretary makes promise after meeting husband of charity worker jailed in Iran<p>Jeremy Hunt has promised to do everything he can to secure the release of a British-Iranian charity worker jailed in Iran, after meeting her husband.<p>Richard Ratcliffe has not seen his wife, Nazanin …

South Asia

The Secret Policeman's Podcast Announced For The 2018 Edinburgh Festival Fringe

<b>SHHH! THE SECRET POLICEMAN RETURNS TO THE FRINGE WITH THE GUILTY FEMINIST</b><p><b>Shows: 24 & 25 August 2018</b><p><b>Venue: The Edinburgh Playhouse</b><p><b>Tickets on sale:</b> …

Amnesty International

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe Told No Release Until UK Government Repays Debt To Iran

'I walk around the ward like a ghost.'<p>Chris J Ratcliffe via Getty Images<p>Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe was jailed in Iran in 2016 for allegedly seeking to …

Boris Johnson

No Release for Nazanin Until UK Pays Debt

An Iranian judge confirmed on July 21 that Iranian-British prisoner Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe will not be released until the United Kingdom settles a …

South Asia

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe case ‘top priority' for Hunt

The husband of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has told BBC Radio 5 Live that he’s been told her case is one of the ‘very top priorities’ for new Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt.<p>Speaking to Anna Foster, Richard Ratcliffe said recent events and then Boris Johnson’s resignation had left them feeling ‘a bit …

Boris Johnson

Boris Johnson resignation a ‘setback’ for British mum detained in Iran

The worried family of a British mum detained in Iran say former foreign secretary Boris Johnson’s resignation is a ‘setback’ in their bid to secure …

South Asia

Iranian authorities arrest ‘Instagram celebrities’, in effort to assert control over social media

A screenshot of the Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB)'s documentary that aired the forced confessions of the detainees they called …

Social Media

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe Fears Boris Johnson Resignation Will Delay Her Release From Prison

'I can’t believe it – what is going on in that country?'<p>PA Archive/PA Images<p>Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson (left) meets with Richard Ratcliffe, the …

Boris Johnson

British woman Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe jailed in Iran 'panicked' upon hearing of Boris Johnson's resignation

While some of his officials reportedly celebrated his departure with champagne, Boris Johnson’s resignation as foreign secretary has caused upset in …

South Asia