Spouses of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe and Matthew Hedges urge PM to create legal duty to protect Britons overseas

British citizens imprisoned abroad should have a legal right to consular protection, families of detainees, including Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe and Matthew Hedges, have said.

Consular protection is offered on a discretionary basis but the newly formed British Rights Abroad Group says the Foreign Office should have a duty to provide assistance in all cases.

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