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  • British Iranian aid worker Nazanin Zag Ari Ratcliffe had her trial at Iran's Revolutionary Court on Sunday, according to her lawyer, who says he is hopeful she'll be acquitted.

  • Iran had released Cigar E.

  • Ratcliffe from house arrest last Sunday at the end of a five year prison sentence, but she had been summoned to court again on another charge, this time for propaganda.

  • Zachary Ratcliffe was a project manager with the Thomson Reuters Foundation.

  • Her husband has been fighting for her release alongside their daughter.

  • She was arrested at a Tehran airport in April 2000 and 16 and later convicted of plotting to overthrow Iran's clerical establishment.

  • Her family and the foundation deny the charge in this case.

  • Her lawyer says she is accused of propaganda for participating in a rally in front of the Iranian Embassy in London in 2000 and nine and giving an interview to the BBC Persian TV channel.

  • He said Sunday's trial was held in a calm atmosphere legally.

  • The court should announce the verdict in a week, but it's up to the judge and her lawyer says he is hopeful that she will be acquitted, British Foreign Minister Dominic Raab said it was unacceptable that Iran was pursuing a second case against her.

  • The Iranian judiciary was not immediately available to comment.

British Iranian aid worker Nazanin Zag Ari Ratcliffe had her trial at Iran's Revolutionary Court on Sunday, according to her lawyer, who says he is hopeful she'll be acquitted.

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    林宜悉 posted on 2021/03/14
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