Shahrokh Vafadari obituary | Iran

My father, Shahrokh Vafadari, who has died aged 89, was a prominent member of the Zoroastrian Iranian community in the UK. After retiring from his job as a chemical engineer in 1992... Read more »

‘I was brutally tortured in Iran where they made me watch my friends die’

A refugee living in London was forced to watch his best friend die as he hung by his legs upside down in a torture chamber in Iran. Arashk, 35, fled Tehran where... Read more »

Morad Tahbaz now in hotel after being moved from jail in Iran

A British-US national temporarily released from prison in Iran only to find himself back in custody two days later is now at a hotel. Wildlife conservationist Morad Tahbaz, 66, who also holds... Read more »

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe freed from Iran jail ‘hell’ after 6 years and set to fly home

Jailed Brit Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has been freed from prison in Iran and is preparing to return home to the UK today. The British-Iranian mum-of-one, who had her passport returned yesterday, could soon... Read more »

Iran leader’s office took £100,000 furlough grant from UK taxpayers | News

The personal representative office of Iran’s supreme leader in London was given more than £100,000 by the British government as part of its coronavirus furlough scheme, annual accounts show. Figures lodged with... Read more »
In profile: British-Iranian mother who was jailed in Iran

In profile: British-Iranian mother who was jailed in Iran

N azanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe’s sentence is scheduled to come back to an finish this weekend, almost 5 years after she was first locked up in a Tehran jail. The 42-year-old charity employee, of... Read more »