Richard Ratcliffe is on a hunger strike to protest the arrest of his wife Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, the British-Iranian charity..
Iranian-British dual citizen (born 1978)
Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe is an Iranian-British dual citizen who has been detained in Iran since 3 April 2016. In early September 2016, she was sentenced to five years in prison after being found guilty of "plotting to topple the Iranian government". She was temporarily released on 17 March 2020 during the COVID-19 pandemic in Iran, while being monitored.