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Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe Net Worth, Age, Height, Weight, Early Life, Career, Dating, Bio, Facts

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe is an Iranian-British aid worker, a dual citizen detained in Iran since 3 April 2016.

Nazanin got detained for being suspected as a spy and plotting to topple the Iranian government. 

She was stated to be detained for running BBC Persian online journalism course that was aimed to recruit people to train and spread propaganda against Iran by the prosecutor general of Tehran in October 2017.

There is also a word that she is in Iran for the decades-old debt Britain owed to Iran that Iran never received.

Why Was Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe In Iran?

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe was visiting her parents with her daughter to celebrate the Iranian new year in Iran.

But on her way back to Britain, she got arrested at the Tehran airport with the allegations saying she was plotting against the regime of Iran.

She has been held captive in the jail of Iran for more than five years and hasn’t had a chance to meet her family that included her husband and, daughter the entire time.

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe Wikipedia Explored

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, born on 26 December 1978, is Project Manager currently imprisoned in Iran.

Nazanin was born and raised in Tehran by her parents.

Zaghari graduated from the University of Tehran with English literature as her major and became an English teacher.

Zaghari-Ratcliffe also worked as a translator for the Japan International Cooperation Agency in 2003 and later worked for the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies and lastly moved to WHO.

She got her master’s degree in Communication Management at London Metropolitan University.

The dual citizen also worked for the BBC World Service Trust, Thomson Reuters Foundation as a project coordinator and soon took the role of a project manager in the same foundation.

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe Husband Richard Ratcliffe And Children

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe is married to her husband, Richard Ratcliffe. 

They met in the UK through their mutual friends. They eventually got married in August 2009 in Winchester.

The couple got blessed with a daughter in June 2014.  

Richard is an accountant living in London who has been trying to set his wife free from Iran for four years. 

He’s campaigned continuously for Nazanin’s release. In November. he did a 21-day hunger strike. 

Mr.Ratcliffe is still trying and giving all his efforts to do something for his wife and get her out of the detainment as soon as possible.

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe -Is She Arrested?

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe was first arrested in the Imam Khomeini Airport while trying to board a flight to Britain with her daughter.

The revolutionary guards even confiscated her daughter’s British passport but later returned it.

She got arrested for being part of BBC Media Action that trains courses to Iranian citizens to spread propaganda against Iran. 

Nazanin’s sentence ended on 7 March 2021, and her ankle tag got removed. Still, she was charged again for being found guilty of propaganda activities against the government and sentenced to one more year in prison. 

She was released temporarily on 17 March 2020 during the Covid-19 pandemic in Iran, with several people monitoring her.

She’s always denied the accusations levied upon her, but her innocence is yet to be proven.

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