Mohammad Sadegh Kaboodvand awarded International Journalist of the Year Award


According to Iran Human Rights Voice:

British Press Award elected Mohammad-Sedigh Kaboodvand, an Iranian journalist and head of the Kurdistan Human Rights Organization, as its 2009 International Journalist.  The foundation’s prize was awarded to Mr. Kaboodvand on Tuesday, March 31, during an elaborate ceremony that was held in London.

Mr. Kaboodvand was convicted of attempts against national security by organizing the Kurdistan Human Rights organization, and he is now serving his jail term of 5 to 10 years in Evin Prison.