On the 10th anniversary of Meredit Kercher’s murder, Italian television show Punti di Vista invited some of the main figures from the Meredith Kercher murder trial on the show. They discussed the implications of the trial, the problems with the way the American PR media reported on the case and cleared up some of the biggest fallacies repeated about the case.
Book review: Extradition by Nick van der Leek
If you are interested in the Meredith Kercher case and want to know why Amanda Knox murdered her and how her public relations firm assisted in perverting the course of justice, then you must read Extradition by Nick van der Leek. This book covers the events surrounding the time after Amanda Knox returned to the U.S. through the Nencini trial where she and Raffaele Sollecito were found guilty.
While Amanda Knox relives her lesbian experiences in prison (ten years ago) in the mainstream media, her ex-flame Raffaele Sollecito boils over on Italian television. Too humiliated to face the public, Raffaele fired away from the telephone about the Florence courts recent verdict. On February 11, 2017 the Italian court rejected his request for half a million euros compensation for ‘wrongful imprisonment.’ The judges stated that because Raffaele lied to the police, causing his arrest, he cannot receive compensation.
02/12/2017 by True Crimes | Current Events Podcasts
It is being reported on February 12, 2017 that the lawyer for murder victim, Meredith Kercher, has announced that the Italian courts decision to deny compensation to Amanda Knox’s ex-lover Raffaele Sollecito, raises doubts over their acquittals. Francesco Maresca, who represents the family of Meredith Kercher said, “The Court of appeal of Florence confirms the uncertainty related to the acquittal of Raffaele Sollecito and Amanda Knox. . ” Maresca’s comments follow the Florence courts verdict to deny Sollecito half a million euros that Raffaele sought in his lawsuit against Italy for ‘wrongful imprisonment.’
It is being reported on February 11, 2017 that Amanda Knox’s ex-lover, Raffaele Sollecito has been denied compensation by Italian courts. The judges slammed down Raffaele’s request for 500,000 Euros for alleged ‘wrongful imprisonment.” Last month Sollecito appeared on British television, the home country of the victim Meredith Kercher’s family, claiming that he felt he deserved half a million euros from the Italian authorities. But Italian judges pointed out that Sollecito admittedly lied to police officers which was what caused his arrest. Therefore, Sollecito bears responsibility for being taken into custody and subsequent incarceration.
Over and over writers are getting the facts wrong about the murder of Meredith Kercher case. The latest pack of lies is courtesy of Kate Leaver She wrote an article titled, “Freeing ‘Foxy Knoxy’: Why People Are So Obsessed with Amanda Knox”
Below is a list of the mistakes she made:
“Knox and Sollecito spent nearly four years in jail in Italy, before their release in 2011 and exoneration by the Supreme Court of Italy in 2015”
Wrong. Knox and Sollecito were acquitted due to insufficient evidence, they were not found innocent of the crime and Knox’s conviction for calunnia was upheld by the Italian Supreme Court. Knox owes Lumumba 10,000 euros in damages which she refuses to pay.
The Italian Supreme Court states in its final verdict that they were forced to acquit Knox and Sollecito because of investigative errors:
ECHR: Evidence that the police did NOT cause Amanda Knox to falsely accuse Patrick Lumumba of murder
It is well-known that Amanda Knox accused Patrick Lumumba of murder on November 5, 2007. This led her to be convicted of calunnia or criminal slander. A conviction upheld by the Italian Supreme Court in 2015. Now Amanda Knox is trying to appeal this conviction through the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR). She claims the police coerced her to name Patrick. However, there is evidence that Amanda Knox conspired with Raffaele Sollecito to blame Patrick Lumumba the day before Amanda accused Patrick.