"An influential catholic priest in Brazil, claiming in a televised sermon that Sweden is forcing children to go in the gender neutral orange uniform, reports the Dagens Nyheter Brasilienkorrespondent."
"the Priest, Paulo Ricardo de Azevedo is close to the country's newly appointed högerpresident Jair Bolsonaro. In his sermon that was aired in channel TV Canção Nova on January 4, he claims that Sweden is a totalitarian state where families don't follow "
"DN has contacted the Swedish ambassador in Brasília, Per-Arne Hjelmborn, which says that the e-mail from a brazilian that wonder if children really have to go in uniform. In a response, the embassy found that Sweden does not allow the compulsory school uniform, girls and boys are treated equally in the school system, that the state does not interfere in citizens ' private lives – and the fact that Sweden does not have any territory in the north Atlantic."
"– It is both serious and sad with this development of fake news, " says ambassador Hjelmborn to DN."