Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe: Husband on hunger strike outside Foreign Office for second time in two years

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe: Husband on hunger strike outside Foreign Office for second time in two years

10/24/2021 9:22:00 PM

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe: Husband on hunger strike outside Foreign Office for second time in two years

The British-Iranian dual national lost her latest appeal against her sentence in Iran, with husband Richard telling Sky News 'it is very clear she is going to be put in prison quite soon'.

"That's too late."He said the UK government's strategy was"broken", adding:"It does feel like a policy of waiting and we can't wait forever."was taking her daughter Gabriella to see her family when she was arrested and sentenced to five years in prison. She spent four years in Evin Prison and a further year under house arrest.

Mr Ratcliffe said he feels they are being used as a"bargaining chip" in nuclear deal negotiations, which need an"explicit promise" to end hostage-taking.Ms Zaghari-Ratcliffe and her family have reportedly been told by Iranian authorities that she is being detained because of the UK's failure to pay an outstanding £400m debt to Iran.

Please use Chrome browser for a more accessible video playerZaghari-Ratcliffe's husband: 'This may have a while still to run'"Hunger strike is an extreme act and it's always a bit precarious at the beginning," he told Sky News.

Mr Ratcliffe first went on hunger strike"in solidarity" with his wife two years ago - he lasted 15 days and it eventually resulted in his daughter being returned to the UK.He continued:"I have to say, I thought that would be a unique experience and that when the prime minister came into office he would resolve our case and keep his word.

"Here we are two years on, and we had been wracking our brains as to what else we could do." Read more: Sky News »

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GuiltFemPod utterly shocking - poor man FreeNazanin This man needs help before he damages his health for good! FreeNazanin Here is my suggestions, Why doesn’t Richard stop snitching food and drink in his so called hunger strike so he makes some real influence?! I have some photos of his last cheat By the way, experience shows hunger strike doesn’t strike UK government, as it didn’t with Bobby Sands.

This is beyond cruel to your wife and her family. How Nazanin and yourself have kept going all this time is beyond me. God help you and your little girl xx FreeNazanin Get a donations page. The British people will sort this not the Govt. The only way is British. Shouldn't you be outside the Iranian embassy Mr Woke?

Not a lot they can do...... Time the government did something. What do they want in exchange? Is he next to the Clive statue? Clive, who let millions starve in Punjab and the British government gave him a statue at the back entrance to the FCO? Seems a cautionary tale, except Nazanin's husband is white, so maybe Tories will care a bit more?

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe’s husband on second hunger strike in effort to free herRichard Ratcliffe seeks to persuade Foreign Office to do more to secure wife’s release from prison in Iran I support you 100% but they don't give a shit about you mate. Look after your health please. Dear God what a dreadful situation for this family, which was made worse by the bumbling of our present PM Heartbreaking for this poor traumatised family! For god's sake, do something UK government!!

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