Temer scrubs Battisti pol-refugee status

Former leftist terrorist will be extradited if appeal fails

(ANSA) - Brasilia, October 12 - Brazilian President Michel Temer has decided to revoke former Italian leftist terrorist Cesare Battisti's status as a political refugee, according to media reports.
    As a result, Battisti will be extradited to Italy to serve a life sentence for four murders unless his lawyer's petition to the supreme court for him to be granted habeas corpus is successful.
   

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