Husband of British-Iranian woman stuck in Iran ends hunger strike Richard Ratcliffe, the husband of British-Iranian charity worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, ended his hunger strike. Ratcliffe down after meeting about securing wife's release from IranRatcliffe has been on a hunger strike since October 24 outside Britain's Foreign Office in an effort to ratchet up the pressure on the British government to secure her release. Hunger-striking husband of UK woman detained by Iran downcast after envoys meetRichard Ratcliffe says sides have made little progress on securing wife's release after over 5 years imprisonment, accuses Iran of 'hostage-taking' UK tells Iran sanctions preventing payment of £400m debtBritain paying the money is seen as precondition for release of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, who is being detained in Tehran ‘We should pay debt’: Jeremy Hunt says £400m owed to Iran is not ransom moneyFormer foreign secretary says practicalities not principles are holding back repayment of debt Nazanin's husband in 'dangerous territory' on 19th day of hunger strikeHe is hopeful of a 'breakthrough' in the case amid talks between Britain and Iran. Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe: Hunger-striking husband says UK must do more to secure her releaseRichard Ratcliffe was speaking while on hunger strike outside the Foreign Office, where he is trying to force the government to help release his wife, who is being held in Iran. Britain presses Iranian deputy foreign minister over detained dual nationalsBritain on Thursday said that officials had pressed Iranian deputy foreign minister Ali Bagheri Kani to release detained dual nationals including British-Iranian aid worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe.