Bergstrom (second from right) and other members of the friendship association during their visit to Cambodia. Bergstrom (second from right) and other members of the friendship association during their visit to Cambodia.
Bergstrom (second from right) and other members of the friendship association during their visit to Cambodia.
Cambodia

Swedish man who dined with Khmer Rouge’s Pol Pot 40 years ago: I regret it

  • Communist Gunnar Bergstrom visited Cambodia in 1978 at the tail end of its rule, after being inspired by the Khmer Rouge’s vision of utopia
  • He was taken on a sanitised tour around the country, and even had dinner with the regime’s leader – a period of his life he is now documenting in a book

Topic |   Cambodia
Bergstrom (second from right) and other members of the friendship association during their visit to Cambodia. Bergstrom (second from right) and other members of the friendship association during their visit to Cambodia.
Bergstrom (second from right) and other members of the friendship association during their visit to Cambodia.
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