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Sweden failed to take adequate action to decarbonize its economy. Civil disobedience activists were convicted of a serious crime. Inequalities in the housing market further deepened. Sámi reindeer herding lands were threatened by mining. A draft law on gender recognition fell short of human rights standards. A UN panel of experts expressed concerns over racial justice in the context of law enforcement. Two oil company representatives stood trial for alleged complicity in war crimes.

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