Exposing Economic Corruption in Iran: A Journalist's Odyssey into Exile
Mohammad Mosaed is an Iranian investigative journalist who wrote and reported on economic corruption in Iran. He was arrested in November 2019, banned from working, and sentenced to 4 years and 9 months in prison. He escaped the country while appealing the final verdict and is currently in Turkey. Mohammad received the 2018 Best Economic Reporter Award, the 2020 CPJ Press Freedom Award, and the 2020 Deutsche Welle Award for Freedom of Expression for his reporting work. He was recently named one of the top ten most pressing cases of press freedom abuses around the world, as identified by the One Free Press Coalition from The Washington Post.
Mr. Mosaed will discuss his work as a journalist and his findings on economic corruption in Iran.
Conversation will be in Persian/Farsi.