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Bruce Fischer

Bruce Fischer is an author and advocate who became involved with the Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito case in December 2009. He is the founder of Injustice in Perugia, a grassroots organization that worked to correct the injustice committed against Knox and Sollecito in Perugia, Italy. Bruce is the author of “Injustice in Perugia: a book detailing the wrongful conviction of Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito” and a follow-up book titled “Finding Justice in Perugia.”Bruce’s work on the Knox/Sollecito case opened his eyes to other wrongful convictions. He realized the problem is far more pervasive than most people realize, and most cases don’t get the attention they warrant. This new-found knowledge led Bruce to expand his efforts, working to develop Injustice Anywhere, an organization working to correct wrongful convictions. Injustice Anywhere currently has eight featured cases and operates a network of websites all working to bring more attention to wrongful convictions.Bruce hosts an online radio program on Spreaker.com dedicated to wrongful convictions, he is a member of the Judges for Justice team, and he is the President of Open News Platform Inc., a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) corporation which owns and operates GroundReport, a citizen journalism website that has been dedicated to giving a voice to everyday citizens for over a decade.

Journalists Owe Amanda Knox & Raffaele Sollecito an Apology

As the appeal trial for Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito slowly grinds forward in Perugia, Italy, it is becoming clear to many that Amanda and Raffaele are innocent. Both currently stand convicted of murdering Meredith Kercher in 2007 and are serving 26 and 25 years respectively. The latest appeal hearing put Antonio Curatolo under the spotlight. For those who do …

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Head of Rome Police in Amanda Knox Case: "I knew she was guilty because she ate pizza"

Bad police techniques and incompetent witnesses were the topic of discussion Monday night as Seattle University hosted a panel on making the case for the innocence of Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito. One of the guest speakers, Paul Ciolinio, is a well-known private investigator, based in Chicago, who works frequently with CBS’s well known show 48 Hours.  In late 2007, …

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Amanda Knox: Traveler's Advisory

Note: As this article is going to press, two important developments in the appeal of Amanda Knox’s wrongful conviction in Perugia, Italy, have just taken place. A group of Italian legislators led by Rocco Girlanda has filed a petition with the President of Italy and the Italian justice ministry requesting an investigation of the conduct of the Perugian prosecutor, Giuliano …

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Failure to Protect Amanda Knox' Rights Decried in Letter to President Obama

The Friends of Amanda Knox have written to President Barack Obama expressing their concern about the failure of consular officials to protect the rights of American citizen, Amanda Knox, convicted in Perugia, Italy, of murdering her British roommate and sentenced to 26 years in prison. The letter sent to Obama on May 16, 2011 indicates seven areas in which Italian or …

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Abusive Prosecutor in Amanda Knox Case Fails to Silence Reporter Frank Sfarzo

Last month it was reported that Prosecutor Guiliano Mignini, the lead prosecutor in the Meredith Kercher murder trial, in Perugia Italy, filed a defamation lawsuit against Perugia Shock, a blog created and maintained by reporter Frank Sfarzo. Frank Sfarzo has attended every court hearing related to this case and is the only Italian reporter providing information to an English speaking …

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The Amanda Knox Appeal Trial: Five Witnesses Declare Her Innocence

Prison inmates testified in defense of Amanda Knox and Raffaelle Sollecito in their latest court hearing in Perugia, Italy. Knox and Sollecito stand convicted of murdering Meredith Kercher in 2007 and are currently appealing their convictions. The latest hearing was not short on drama as five inmates told the court details of prison yard conversations with Rudy Guede. Guede, tried …

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