British-Iranian woman accused of spying returns to prison in Iran
August 26, 2018 | World | No Comments|
(CNN)A British-Iranian woman who has been imprisoned in Tehran since 2016 on spying charges returned to prison on Sunday, just three days after she was temporarily released.
Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe went back to prison voluntarily so that her young daughter did not see her “dragged out of bed in the middle of the night,” her husband Richard Ratcliffe said in a statement.
Zaghari-Ratcliffe’s temporary release had raised hopes that she would be released unconditionally. But her return to prison represents a setback for her supporters and the “Free Nazanin” campaign in a case that has sparked a diplomatic spat between Great Britain and Iran.