Zaghari-Ratcliffe’s husband vows to keep up hunger strike

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The husband of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, a British Iranian held in Iran since 2016, vowed to maintain a hunger strike he started nearly two weeks ago to denounce the “complacency” of the British government and its failure to secure the release of his wife. “It’s not a stunt. It’s not a game, a hunger strike, it’s not a light thing,” Richard Ratcliffe told AFP on Friday during a vigil held to support his fast, which he started on 24 October outside the Foreign Office in London. “The status quo is unacceptable,” he said, on the pavement with their daughter Gabriella in front of a display of can…

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