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British-Iranian Woman Temporarily Released from Iranian Jail

Clip: 03/19/2020 | 3m | Video has closed captioning.

In an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19 in Iranian prisons, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khomeini will pardon 10,000 inmates. Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, a British-Iranian citizen, is now on a temporary two-week release. Her husband, Richard Ratcliffe, joins the program to discuss his wife's uncertain situation.

Aired: 03/19/20

Rating: NR

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