UK-Iranian Zaghari-Ratcliffe freed from Tehran jail for 3 days: husband

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe was detained in April 2016 while trying to leave the country with her toddler daughter. (File photo: AFP)

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, a British-Iranian woman who has been in prison in Tehran for more than two years on sedition charges, has been released for three days, her husband said Thursday.

“Nazanin was released from Evin prison on furlough this morning. Initially the release is for three days -- her lawyer is hopeful this can be extended,” Richard Ratcliffe said in a statement.

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