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Speaking of going to jail in a foreign country....anyone remember Midnight Express?

YIKES!

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On 3/28/2015 beammeupscottie said:

Speaking of going to jail in a foreign country....anyone remember Midnight Express?

YIKES!

I watched that on Locked Up Abroad not long ago with the guy that it happened to. Terrifying.

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On 3/28/2015 Irshgrl31201 said:
On 3/28/2015 beammeupscottie said:

Speaking of going to jail in a foreign country....anyone remember Midnight Express?

YIKES!

I watched that on Locked Up Abroad not long ago with the guy that it happened to. Terrifying.

The movie was chilling. Should be a must watch for young people going overseas!

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On 3/28/2015 Lila Belle said:

I'm glad this whole ordeal is over so that she can go on with her life.

I feel so sorry for the murdered girl's family.

I agree, Lila Belle.

I think, from day one, AK was judged by her appearance and demeanor and probably always will be. It's sad, even dangerous, when that happens.

And I do hope everyone remembers Meredith Kercher and her family. So dreadful to see a life ended so early.

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Here's another article on the prosecutor. He was convicted of wire-tapping and other goodies (witness tampering?), but continued to be able to prosecute cases while "on appeal." I haven't been able to find out his current status. He also lost a very high profile case in the interim and didn't come out looking so great.

http://www.cbsnews.com/news/amanda-knox-prosecutor-giuliano-mignini-back-in-court-as-a-defendant/

Interestingly, the Italian court publicly *exonerated* Amanda, which is said to be unusual. They wanted no question left whatever of her guilt as far as the Italian legal system is concerned.

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I just learned that George Clooney is producing a film of The Monster of Florence and will also play Preston.

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So happy for this lady; all those precious years wasted. I can imagine she will come up with many ailments in the years ahead as a result of all this trauma.

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On 3/27/2015 blahblahvampemerblah said: I knew she'd get away with it.

I've read a lot about this case and the trial, and although I'm certainly no expert, I agree with you.

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I read a lot about this case and trial, and I knew that she was framed.

This "investigation" was botched from day one.

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With Amanda Knox it has always been all about her and her whoa is me story, not one sincere word about the horrible murder of her roommate. That is what I find so disconcerting.