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