British national jailed in Iran begins hunger strike: Family

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Anoosheh Ashoori, 67, has been held in Tehran's Evin prison for four-and-a-half years. He is accused of spying for Israel, which he denies. His family say he is being held as part of a dispute over a £400m debt.
4 months ago·London, United Kingdom

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BBC News

Jailed Iranian-Briton starts hunger strike - BBC News

Anoosheh Ashoori from London hopes the strike will bring attention to those being held in Iran.

4 months ago·United Kingdom
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The Guardian

Anoosheh Ashoori to start hunger strike in protest against Iran hostage-taking

The British-Iranian dual national is staging a strike in solidarity with Barry Rosen who is campaigning outside Vienna nuclear talks

4 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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The Independent

British-Iranian held in Tehran prison to begin hunger strike, daughter says

Anoosheh Ashoori is being held at Evin prison on charges of spying for Israel, which he denies.

4 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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Daily Mirror

Brit national Anoosheh Ashoori jailed in Iran starts hunger strike in prison

Anoosheh Ashoori has been held in Evin prison in Tehran for more than four years. On a routine visit to see his mum in August 2017, he was bundled into a car and jailed.

4 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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IBTimes

British National Jailed In Iran Begins Hunger Strike: Family

A British national held in Iran for four-and-a-half-years on spying charges vehemently denied by supporters is beginning a hunger strike to protest his situation and lack of pressure to secure his release, his family announced on Saturday. Anoosheh Ashoori, 67, who holds British and Iranian passports, is one of over a dozen foreign nationals detained in Iran who activists argue are held as hostages in a bid to extract concessions from the West.

4 months ago·United States
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Channel News Asia

British national jailed in Iran begins hunger strike: Family

PARIS: A British national held in Iran for four-and-a-half-years on spying charges vehemently denied by supporters is beginning a hunger strike to protest his situation and lack of pressure to secure his release, his family announced on Saturday (Jan 22). Anoosheh Ashoori, 67, who holds British and Iranian

4 months ago·Singapore
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