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After her six-year ordeal, Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has finally been freed and is back in the UK.

Over the last three years, we’ve followed her husband Richard’s fight to free her, and investigated how machinations and missteps over an unpaid debt compounded her plight.




Evin: The prison Iran built for itself

In 2020 we investigated the dark prison in the heart of Tehran – where Nazanin was detained.

Further listening

BBC Radio 4: Nazanin

A Tortoise studios production

Tortoise editor Ceri Thomas investigates the mystery of a decades-old tank debt with Iran, and how it may have ended up costing Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe her freedom.