Sweden pauses funding for UNRWA amid charges staff involved in Oct. 7 attack

STOCKHOLM — Sweden will pause funding for the UN refugee agency for Palestinians (UNRWA) as several other countries have done over allegations some of its staff were involved in the October 7 Hamas attack on Israel, Swedish news agency TT says.

“The money… will go instead to other humanitarian organizations,” TT quotes Johan Forssell, Minister for International Development Cooperation and Foreign Trade, as saying.

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