Cesare Battisti, ‘Terrorist’ Fugitive, Asylum Sparks Anti-Brazil Protests In Italy (PHOTOS)

(AP) Italian Premier Silvio Berlusconi has met with the son of one of the victims of fugitive rebel Cesare Battisti as the government increases pressure over Brazil’s decision not to extradite him. (Scroll down for photos) Berlusconi stresse…

(AP) Italian Premier Silvio Berlusconi has met with the son of one of the victims of fugitive rebel Cesare Battisti as the government increases pressure over Brazil’s decision not to extradite him. (Scroll down for photos)

Berlusconi stressed Tuesday that relations with Brazil remain unchanged but that Italy considers the Battisti case a matter of justice.

Battisti, a former leftist rebel, was convicted of four murders carried out in the late 1970s. Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva refused to extradite him on his last day in office.

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