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OBVIOUS OUTCOME FOR AMANDA KNOX AND RAFFAELE SOLLECITO: ACQUITTED FOR NOT HAVING COMMITTED THE FACT

Five Cassation judges were not fooled by pushers, tramps, words and conjectures Frank Sfarzo reporting from Italy I always told people to relax and keep imagination at leash, because by following a case from faraway you risk to get things wrong. I always suggested to Mignini not to believe what the cops were telling him. I always suggested to friends …

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Knox and Sollecito: Dissection of a conviction

Introduction I am personally a firm supporter of Knox and Sollecito’s innocence, it should be known by now, but however I state it here again for all the readers who may be new to the case. I am also Italian-born and have always lived in Italy except for short periods abroad, so when I write something about Italian customs or …

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THE MURDER OF MEREDITH KERCHER

November 1, 2007, Via Della Pergola 7, Perugia, Italy, about 9:30pm.  All Saint’s Day would end with the tragic death of Meredith Kercher, an exchange student from Leeds University in the United Kingdom.  Meredith, a London native, dreamed of a year abroad and planned to follow her father’s footsteps and become a writer. She had been in Perugia approximately 45 …

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MEREDITH KERCHER: CRIME SCENE INSTIGATION

“To say that Amanda embraced the experience as a growing up exercise is a step too far. In my judgement Amanda is loyal, principled, honest, trusting and inherently a private person. It took her (and all of us) a long time to understand that this prosecution was not a cock-up; it was a conspiracy from the start. How deep and …

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