It is being reported on March 24, 2016 that Italian foundation called ‘Sergioperlamusica’ is proposing a concert for the late Meredith Kercher. Meredith Kercher was a British exchange student who was murdered in Perugia, Italy in 2007. The concert is part of an event scheduled for June 20, 2016 which will highlight significant moments in Perugia, Italy’s history.
It is being reported on March 17, 2016 that a conference was held in Viterbo, Italy, to discuss the perception of Rudy Guede by the justice system and in the media. This March 16, 2016 conference was organized by the Center for Criminal Studies of Viterbo and the Caffeine polis. Speakers included: “Rita Giorgi (scientific director of the CSC), Sarina Biraghi (journalist, co-director of Time), Claudio Mariani (the coordinator of the department of Criminology CSC) and Daniele Camilli (Academy Director of CSC investigative journalism and press office of Rudy Guede).”
On March 17, 2016 Joran van der Sloot revealed why he murdered a young woman in Peru named Stephanie Flores. In an undercover video, van der Sloot explained, ” ‘. . .you can’t imagine this if you don’t use drugs yourself— I convinced myself that she was part of the FBI. . .I really convinced myself that,’ he said, grinning. ‘And that was the reason why I murdered her.’
When the story broke about Apple Inc. CEO Tim Cook’s refusal to give the FBI full access to their cell phone security software last month, it caused an uproar. The iPhones in question belonged to the San Bernardino terrorists. The FBI made a court ordered request,“the bureau’s first and most urgent demand is that Apple disable the iPhone’s ‘auto-erase; security feature. This feature (which is not enabled by default on most iPhones) protects user data on a device from would-be snoops by wiping the phone after 10 failed passcode attempts.” Ardent Amanda Knox supporter and former FBI agent, Steve Moore, wrote animpassioned post supporting these demands.
It is being reported on March 3, 2016 that the Constitutional Court in South Africa has rejected Oscar Pistorius’s appeal against his murder conviction. “”We can confirm that Oscar Pistorius’ leave to appeal has been denied,” National Prosecuting Authority spokesman Luvuyo Mfaku told Reuters.” The double-amputee Olympian now faces at least 15 years in jail — a new sentence will be handed down on April 18, 2016.