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Sweden's Ambassador to Cambodia Bjorn Haggmark (left) meets with Kem Sokha, leader of the dissolved main opposition CNRP, at Sokha's home, in this photograph posted to Sokha's Facebook page on May 19, 2020.

Sweden to Refocus Cambodia Aid Due to Rights Concerns

Sweden said it would phase out bilateral development funding to Cambodia by the middle of next year in order to focus aid on promoting human rights, democracy and rule of law in the country following severe rights restrictions in recent years.

Parliament House in Stockholm on October 17, 2014 (Jorge Lascar/Creative Commons)

Six Swedish Parliamentarians Weigh In on Rainsy’s Return

Six Swedish parliamentarians urged Prime Minister Hun Sen in an open letter to allow acting opposition leader Sam Rainsy and other top party officials to return to Cambodia “without harassment or repercussions of any kind.”