Richard Ratcliffe

  • Event Start: 23rd October 2019, 5:00pm
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Campaigner & Husband of Detained British Citizen, Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe


Ratcliffe is the husband of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, a British-Iranian who has been wrongly imprisoned by the government of Iran since 2016.  Ratcliffe is an outspoken campaigner for his wife's release, and the return of his four-year-old daughter, Gabriella, who is now being raised in Tehran.  He notably launched a petition for Nazanin and Gabriella's return in 2016, and began a hunger strike in June outside the Iranian Embassy in London.  Most recently, Radcliffe attended the UN General Assembly to advocate for his family's return