Brazil Unlikely to Extradite Military Officers to Italy for Operation Condor Crimes

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Saturday, March 1, 2008
Bruce Zagaris and Anne Kelsey
On January 10, 2008, Italy issued extradition requests for 139 Latin Americans accused of participating in Operation Condor. The extradition requests were based on 140 Italian arrest warrants issued on December 23, 2007. One man, Nestor Jorge Fernandez Troccoli, was arrested on the basis of the arrest warrants in Italy on December 24, 2007. Troccoli is a former intelligence officer of the Uruguayan navy. The warrants are for 13 Brazilians, along with Argentines, Bolivians, Brazilians, Chileans, Paraguayans, and Peruvians for conspiring and participating in the death of 25 Italians...[more]