Brazil, Cesare Battisti may have visa annulled

Posted on October 15, 2011 • Filed under: Brazil, Crime, Politics, Terrorism

A Brazilian federal prosecutor filed a petition Thursday seeking to annul the residency visa granted to a former leftist rebel from Italy convicted in his homeland of four murders carried out in the late 1970s. Prosecutor Helio Heringer said the visa granted in June to Cesare Battisti should be annulled because it violates Brazil’s Foreigner’s Law, which prohibits foreigners convicted of a felony in another country from receiving residency. Read Article

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