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Sweden

Sweden is a parliamentary monarchy with free and fair elections and a strong multiparty system. Civil liberties and political rights are legally guaranteed and respected in practice, and the rule of law prevails.

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Freedom in the World — Sweden Country Report

Sweden is rated Free in Freedom in the World, Freedom House's annual study of political rights and civil liberties worldwide.

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