New York - The "Martin Luther King Jr. Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel" Freedom Award given posthumously to late HM King Mohammed V is a recognition of the "deep convictions" and "brave actions" of the late Sovereign, said Moroccan Ambassador-at-Large Serge Berdugo.This is a "recognition of the deep convictions, the moral approach and brave policy" of the late king, who protected his Jewish subjects "during a critical phase of our history," said Berdugo, who was speaking at the award ceremony.