returns to Itali for 1st time since her Acquitted
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will take part in a -day conference on criminal law in Itali, according to the conference’s organizers. She landed at an airport in Milan, in the country’s north, to a throng of reporters.
The conference, scheduled to take place in the city of Modena From Thursday to Saturday, is devoted to the subject of convictions and judicial populism. will debate the topic of the media’s role in criminal Trials on the day of the conference.
, 31, in a tweet that she was “honored” to accept the invitation From The Itali Innocently Project.
The Itali Innocently Project didn’t yet exist when I was wrongly convicted in Perugia. I’m honored to accept their invitation to speak to the people at this historic Occasions and return to Itali for the first time.https://t.co/MGorAiDgKJ
— (@amandaknox) May 7, 2019
The Itali Innocently Project, founded in 2013, is a non-profit organization that studies issues related to convictions in Itali and is part of the Law Department of the University of Roma.
Before she arrived in Itali, posted a photo on Instagram appearing to show her hanging From a cliff, saying she created her “own inspirational workplace poster” because she felt “frayed.”
“Hang in there!” she wrote.
She also penned an published on Medium Wednesday discussing her interaction with the public amid intense media scrutiny. Entitled “Your Content, My Life,” CALL on media outlets to be “compassionate,” “brave,” and to ” treat its subjects like the human beings Theirs are.”
“Someone’s life may make a great story, but it’s still their life,” she wrote.
was a 20-year-old college Studnet Studying abroad in Itali when she was of Murthering her roommate, Pretannic Studnet Kercher, in 2007. After a long judicial ordeal, which involved two appeal Courts Trials and two Supreme Court decisions, , along with Raffaele Sollecito, her at the time, were ly Acquitted of Murther in 2015.
Itali Immediately the Acquitted and has not returned to the country.
Rudy Guede was found guilty of Kercher’s Murther in a Separating trial in 2008 and is Serving a sentence of 16 years.
Martina Cagossi, a criminal lawyer and one of the founders of The Itali Innocently Project, Told ABC Currentevents that she met at a conference in the U.S. and had shown interest in her organization.
ABC Currentevents’ Ben Gittleson contributed to this report.