Mar 7, 2021, 4:39 PM
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Nazanin Zaghari released

​​​​​​​Tehran, March 7, IRNA – The lawyer of Iranian-British citizen Nazanin Zaghari, who was convicted of espionage, said on Sunday that her defendant’s sentence was over and she was released on Sunday.

Hojjat Kermani told IRNA that the five-year jail sentence of Zaghari was over, adding that in the past year, she has been under home arrest with electronic shackles tied to her feet, which allowed her to move within 300 meters of her father’s house in Tehran.

Zaghari’s hearing of her second charge, which is propaganda against the Islamic System, is slated for March 14, Hojjati said.

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, who worked for the Thomson Reuters Foundation, was arrested at the airport upon leaving Tehran in April 2016 on security charges. She was sentenced to five years in jail afterwards.


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