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Sven Bergman

Sven Bergman, Sweden, is a freelance investigative reporter and a producer for the program “Uppdrag Granskning” on SVT, Swedish Public Broadcasting.

Starting in 1991, Bergman traveled in closed and occupied East Timor and Burma, reporting for The Washington Post and Swedish Public Radio. Bergman has participated in a number of cross- border investigations on corrupt arms deals, illegal commercial fisheries and charges of torture in United Nations peace-keeping missions.

With Joachim Dyfvermark and Fredrik Laurin, Bergman has twice won the Stora Journalistpriset – Sweden’s highest journalism honor. Bergman has been named Swedish Environmental Journalist of the Year, won honors from the Overseas Press Club of America, and picked up an Edward R. Murrow Award from the Radio-Television News Directors Association of America.

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