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Trial Of British-Iranian Aid Worker Zaghari-Ratcliffe Postponed, UK Lawmaker Says

IRAN-BRITAIN-ZAGHARI:Trial of British-Iranian help employee Zaghari-Ratcliffe postponed, UK lawmaker says

A trial of BritishIranian help employee Nazanin ZaghariRatcliffe scheduled for Sunday in Iran has been postponed, a British lawmaker mentioned on Sunday, citing a dialog with ZaghariRatcliffe’s husband.

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  • Last Updated: September 13, 2020, 2:22 PM IST

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LONDON: A trial of British-Iranian help employee Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe scheduled for Sunday in Iran has been postponed, a British lawmaker mentioned on Sunday, citing a dialog with Zaghari-Ratcliffe’s husband.

Member of parliament Tulip Siddiq mentioned in a tweet she had spoken to Richard Ratcliffe and he had advised her the trial had been postponed. She added that extra info would observe in a while Sunday.






There was no instant remark from Iran’s judiciary.

Last week Zaghari-Ratcliffe was summoned by an Iranian Revolutionary Court and knowledgeable a few new cost, state tv reported.

Zaghari-Ratcliffe, a venture supervisor with the Thomson Reuters Foundation, was arrested in April 2016 at a Tehran airport as she headed again to Britain along with her daughter after a household go to.

She was sentenced to 5 years in jail after being convicted of plotting to overthrow Iran’s clerical institution. Her household and the inspiration, a charity that operates independently of media agency Thomson Reuters and its information subsidiary Reuters, deny the cost.

(Fixes headline to clarify it’s one lawmaker)

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