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September 10, 2016 12:00 pm

British Woman Jailed for Five Years in Iran

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Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe. Photo: Youtube screenshot.

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe. Photo: Youtube screenshot.

A British-Iranian mother detained in Iran for more than 150 days has been sentenced to five years in prison, dealing a heavy blow to her family and to the UK government’s efforts to normalize relations with Iran.

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, an employee of the Thomson Reuters Foundation, the news agency’s charitable arm, was sentenced on Tuesday on charges that remain secret, her husband, Richard Ratcliffe, said.

Read full story at The Guardian.

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