Battisti capture revives memories of Italy’s ‘Years of Lead’

Battisti capture revives memories of Italy’s ‘Years of Lead’

The jailing this week of former communist radical Cesare Battisti, a key figure in the violent turmoil in Italy of the 1970s, has brought back memories of a time when leftist killings raged across Europe and beyond.

Timeline: how Cesare Battisti fled Italian justice for almost four decades

Timeline: how Cesare Battisti fled Italian justice for almost four decades

Italy’s new memorial to Aldo Moro vandalized after less than a week

Italy’s new memorial to Aldo Moro vandalized after less than a week

Portugal extradites Italian ‘Years of Lead’ bomber to Rome

Portugal extradites Italian ‘Years of Lead’ bomber to Rome

Convicted Italian ‘Years of Lead’ bomber arrested in Portugal

Convicted Italian ‘Years of Lead’ bomber arrested in Portugal

The crimes that made Cesare Battisti one of Italy’s most wanted

The crimes that made Cesare Battisti one of Italy’s most wanted