Family: British-Iranian woman held in Iran appears in court

August 2, 2016 1:36 PM

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – The family of a British-Iranian woman held in Iran says she's appeared in court for the first time and her case will be heard by the same judge who sentenced a Washington Post journalist to prison.

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, who works for the Thomson Reuters Foundation, the charitable arm of the news agency, has been held in Iran since April 3.

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