Charity worker imprisoned in Iran 'needs medical help'

Husband of Nazanin Zaghari Ratcliffe pleas for release of British Iranian woman arrested on espionage charges in 2016.

    The husband of a British Iranian woman detained in Iran on spying charges is calling for her release.

    Nazanin Zaghari Ratcliffe was arrested at Tehran airport in April 2016 and was later sentenced to five years.

    Richard Ratcliffe made the plea on his wife's 40th birthday, saying she is in urgent need of medical help.

    Al Jazeera's Peter Sharp reports.


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