She had tragically lost members of her family as a teenager and, as a result, she is extremely fearful when it came to her children. In my head, I imagined she was crying for me and that I couldn’t be there for her while the building we were in was under attack.
The first week she cried the whole time, knowing what it could mean.” Ratcliffe, 41, last spoke to his wife on April 2.
I knew I was going to be let out eventually and that I would be reunited with my daughter and husband within hours.
Nazanin has been detained in the notorious Evin prison in Iran for nearly a year.
Nowadays, internet free call software, SMS, emails, online communities, chat applications and video conferencing via the telephone and internet have changed the experience of migration with implications for family life, sociality, intimacy, and identity (Madianou, 2011; Ros, 2010).
Communication through ICTs has a demonstrated impact on migrants – it helps to minimize inequality and marginalization, but it can also promote social inclusion of migrants in host countries (Wilding, 2009).