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British charity worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe is released from house arrest but her ordeal at the hands of the Iranian regime is far from over

Posted On: Apr 11, 2021   |   Posted By: Business Insider

British charity worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe is released from house arrest but her ordeal at the hands of the Iranian regime is far from over

Summary List Placement Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, a British-Iranian dual-citizen who has been detained in Iran since 2016, has been freed, according to her lawyer.
She has been released from house arrest and had her ankle tag removed after completing a five-year sentence, Reuters reported.
"She was pardoned by Iran's supreme leader last year but spent the last year of her term under house arrest with electronic shackles tied to her feet. Now they're cast off," her attorney, Hojjat Kerjmani, told an Iranian website. "She has been freed."
However, the former charity worker has been summoned to court to face another set of charges on March 14, The Guardian said.
It is unclear when she will return to her family in London, The New York Times reported.
Zaghari-Ratcliffe was arrested in September 2016 when traveling to Iran to visit her parents. She was sentenced to five years in jail on espionage charges that both she and the British government deny.
During her time in jail, Zaghari-Ratcliffe 's husband has said...

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