U.N. rights envoy urges Iran to free three dual nationals



The United Nations human rights investigator for Iran called on Friday for the immediate release of three Iranians with dual nationality whose health is a matter of concern.
Ahmed Shaheed, U.N. special rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Iran, in particular highlighted the case of the Iranian-British aid worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, who was arrested in April with her 2-year-old daughter and tried in August.
An Iranian revolutionary court sentenced her to five years in prison on charges that remain secret, her family said last month.
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7 October 2016 in World News, Views: 33
Source: Reuters
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