The husband of Iranian detainee Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has said he is entering “uncharted territory” on the 16th day of his hunger strike outside the Foreign Office.
Richard Ratcliffe, began protesting to put pressure on Boris Johnson to meet Iranian delegates at COP 26 to demand freedom for Britons detained in Iran.
He was joined on Monday by Claudia Winkleman and Victoria Coren-Mitchell.
The Foreign Office said: “We are doing all we can to help Nazanin get home.”
Mrs Zaghari-Ratcliffe, a British-Iranian dual national, has been in custody in Iran since 2016 after being accused of plotting to overthrow the government.
She had been taking the couple’s daughter, Gabriella, to see her family when she was arrested.
Mrs Zaghari-Ratcliffe was sentenced to five years in jail shortly afterwards, spending four years in Evin prison in Tehran and one under house arrest. Continue