British-Iranian woman jailed in Tehran loses legal appeal

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The country’s supreme court upheld the conviction of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, who has been held on national security charges for over a year

Iran’s supreme court has upheld the conviction of a British-Iranian woman sentenced to five years in jail on non-specific charges relating to national security, dashing her hopes of overturning the verdict through legal avenues.

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, a project manager with the Thomson Reuters Foundation, the news agency’s charitable arm, had lodged a final appeal in January after the confirmation of her sentence in a lower court. Her husband, Richard Ratcliffe, said on Monday that the supreme court had rejected her appeal.

Related: The British government must act now to free Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe | Tulip Siddiq and Richard Ratcliffe

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