Buenos Aires, Argentina (Argentine Republic)
FORMER AGENTINE NAVY CAPTAIN ASTIZ ARRIVES AT A FEDERAL COURT.
One of the most infamous death squad leaders of Argentina's 1976-1983
"Dirty War" dictatorship, former navy captain Alfred Astiz, (R), who
was ordered to be detained by a judge at the request of an Italian
court in connection with the murder of three Argentine citizens of
Italian origins, sits in a vehicle beside an unidentified person enter
a Federal court late August 14, 2001. Argentine President Fernando de
la Rua arguing that local crimes must be judged at home, rejected
extradition pleas from Italy and France of Astiz, know as the "Blond
Angel" for his cherubic looks in his youth.