Iran sets court date for jailed Briton Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe

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British woman being held in Tehran is to appear in court on 10 December charged with spreading propaganda, husband says

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, the British-Iranian woman accused of spying, has been told she will appear in court in Iran on 10 December, her husband has said.

Zaghari-Ratcliffe, who was arrested in Tehran in April last year, is serving a five-year jail term on national security charges. There have been fears that she could be imprisoned for a further five years after comments by the foreign secretary, Boris Johnson, which he later apologised for, that she was “training journalists” in the country.

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe is a 38-year-old Iranian-British dual national who has been jailed in Iran since April 2016. She has been accused of attempting to orchestrate a “soft overthrow” of the Islamic Republic. She and her three-year-old daughter, Gabriella, were about to return to the UK from Iran after a family visit when she was arrested. Since then, she has spent most of her time in Evin prison in Tehran, separated from her daughter.

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