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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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Amanda Knox, everybody knows the deal is rotten. I’ll show you how they know.

The following are my educated opinions based on four years of study: Rudy Guede alone murdered Meredith Kercher then molested her body at approximately 9 pm, Nov 1, 2007, when she came home unexpected while Guede was robing the girl’s apartment. Amanda Knox and her boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito had nothing to do with this crime. Raffaele’s computer records provide an alibi …

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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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