5.12.2015

THE ITALIAN PERSECUTION OF AMANDA KNOX FINALLY ENDED IN MARCH 2015


Amanda Knox is an American woman wrongly convicted of the 2007 murder of British student Meredith Kercher in Italy.

Knox, together with her then boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito, were both initially found guilty of the murder, which was allegedly sexually motivated. A third suspect, Rudy Guede, was also convicted of the same crimes in a separate, fast-track legal process. Later while appealing his sentence, Guede identified Knox and Sollecito as accomplices to the murder. However, both Sollecito and Knox maintained their innocence.

On March 27, 2015, some seven-and-a-half years after their arrest, Italy's highest court overturned previous convictions and exonerated Knox and Sollecito of the murder, by which time they had spent almost four years in prison. So what price is justice? How much money should Italy pay for robbing them of  their name and freedom?  Though this case was overturned in March 2015...the pain lingers...  Read More Here


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