An Iranian court has sentenced British-Iranian charity worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe to a new one-year in jail and travel ban on charges of spreading propaganda against the regime, her husband said on Monday.
Zaghari-Ratcliffe was accused of working with organizations allegedly attempting to overthrow the Iranian regime. She and her employer, the Thomson Reuters Foundation, repeatedly denied the charges.
She was convicted and sentenced to five years in jail. Zaghari-Ratcliffe was moved from prison to house arrest as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.
Her five-year jail sentence came to an end last month, but Iran immediately sentenced her to fresh charges.
British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab called the sentence "totally inhumane and wholly unjustified" on Twitter. "We continue to call on Iran to release Nazanin immediately so she can return to her family in the UK. We continue to do all we can to support her," he added.