Richard Radcliffe has been on a hunger strike for more than 20 days. He wants to challenge the British government on the fate of his wife Nassan Zakari-Radcliffe, who has been banned from leaving Iran. In support of him, an awareness program on songs was organized on Friday evening, November 11, in front of the Foreign Ministry where he was camping.
With our correspondent in London, Claire Digiomy
Drawn features, covered in a booty, a hat on his head. Richard Radcliffe, despite being physically exhausted for three weeks, is still smiling among the dozens of people who came to support him with music: “ Mentally, I feel more clear. Physically, on the other hand, I am much weaker, slower, and more alert. 20 days starts to do a lot. Now it is day by day. Next week I think I won’t be there. ⁇
Support from relatives, but support from anonymous
He set up his tent in front of the Foreign Ministry to persuade the government to bring his wife. The hostages, according to him, were due to an old debt owed to Tehran by the British government. By his side, he can count on people close to him, such as his 7-year-old daughter Gabriella or his brother-in-law: “ Thank you so much for your support during these three difficult weeks … ⁇
But anonymous people like Jonah: “ I have been following this business for a few years and I do not live far from Richard and Nassanin. She is a mother, with a little girl, and it is very sad. And the government did nothing. ⁇
Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has already spent 5 years in prison in Iran and may return soon after serving a new sentence. Confirmed on appeal In October.
“Certified food fanatic. Extreme internet guru. Gamer. Evil beeraholic. Zombie ninja. Problem solver. Unapologetic alcohol lover.”