Iran jails ‘alternative Nobel’ winner before award ceremony

dpa/GNA,An Iranian human rights lawyer and winner of an award often called “the alternative Nobel prize” has been jailed again in Iran on the eve of Thursday’s award ceremony, organizers said. The Right Livelihood Foundation, which awards the prize, said it was “shocked at the news” that Nasrin Sotoudeh has been ordered back to prison, … Continue reading Iran jails ‘alternative Nobel’ winner before award ceremony