Ratcliffe Hunger Strikes Continue To Expose Iran’s Insecurity

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has spent more than three years in prison in Iran.

Iran knows a bit about hunger striking. It’s part of the country’s political culture.

Dissidents in prison regularly fast to protest their wrongful detention, a tradition long recognised by the regime. In 1981, Iranian authorities famously changed the address of the British embassy in Tehran from Winston Churchill Street to Bobby Sands Street in tribute to…