Nazanin Zaghari Ratcliffe’s husband is furious at the slow response from the government. His appeal was rejected Saturday and she could be sent back into prison at any time.
Nazanin Zaghari Ratcliffe’s husband attacked the government’s claims “does not deal with problems until they become crises”After her appeal was denied, she could be sent back into an Iranian prison at any time.
Richard Ratcliffe stated that he met with the Foreign Office to discuss strategy because he was worried about what would happen to his wife’s appeal in the autumn.
By chance, Ms ZaghariRatcliffe received a notification that her appeal had been denied. She could be sent back to jail at any time to serve a one year sentence plus a one year travel ban. “spreading propaganda against the regime”.
Ratcliffe stated that he had asked the government for faster action to try to get Ms Zaghari Rahman home. He was worried about the outcome of her appeal.
He stated that the longer we wait, the greater chance of getting bad news. It was not something I expected to hear the next morning, but it did.
“That’s [the rejection of the appeal] the Iranians signalling they’re not prepared to wait forever and they will do what they need to do.
“This is going to be a wake up call for the government. Perhaps, but maybe not. One problem I have with this government is its inability to deal with problems before they become crises. Iran is threatening to create a crisis. It is hoped that the government will take this seriously.”
Mr Ratcliffe, who has been campaigning for his wife’s return home since her original incarceration in 2016, said he was left surprised by the update on Saturday.
He said he thought her appeal would have ended up being rejected in November after a “Long-winded court proceedings” as Iran was “Regardless of the evidence, guilt is always confirmed.
Foreign Secretary Liz Truss announced that the nation has decided to move forward with the deal in a statement released Saturday “baseless”The mother-of-one was charged with an offense “appalling continuation of the cruel ordeal she is going through”.
She also added: “We are doing all we can to help Nazanin get home to her young daughter and family and I will continue to press Iran on this point.”
After her appeal was denied, Mr Ratcliffe stated that Truss had called Ms Zaghari Ratcliffe by phone on Saturday.
Ratcliffe responded to the statement by saying: “Nazanin said that she sounded angry on the phone and I can hear the anger in her words.
“At this point, however, I am most interested in her latest sentence: “The actions she is taking that go beyond Iran’s pressing issues.”