Brazil Police Arrest Italian Fugitive Cesare Battisti

March 12, 2015 9:45 PM

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Brazil's federal police say they have arrested former Italian militant Cesare Battisti on a judge's order.

Thursday's arrest of Battisti comes despite his being granted asylum in 2010 by former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva and having the Supreme Court approve that asylum in 2013.

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