Wednesday, February 16, 2011

More Excellent Examiner Reporting: This Time Profiling Curt Knox And Edda Mellas

Posted by Peter Quennell

[Above: Capanne Prison, where Amanda Knox was taped undercutting the claims her parents made]

The Examiner network has posted many reports on the case from at least half a dozen reporters.

They have been consistently well-researched, unbiased, and accurate. Today their website carries a comment on Amanda Knox’s parents’ indictment, and how they put themselves into this absurd mess.

So the question remains: will Amanda Knox be called to testify at the trial by her indicted parents - or by the police pursuing the suit? She herself has never publicly made the claims Curt and Edda did, with the minimalist exception of someone she can’t identify clipping her over the head.

That sole claim the interpreter present has made quite clear did NOT happen. And Amanda Knox was CAUGHT ON TAPE telling her mother Patrick Lumumba did not do it - that her charge was false, and accordingly she made NO mention of her accusation against him having been beaten out of her by the cops.

Leaving zero reason to accuse the cops of anything - let alone serially accuse them of criminal behavior again and again, globally. And also, Edda Mellas failed to report what Amanda actually told her. She too left Patrick to languish.


CNN: Amanda Knox parents’ libel case ‘feels personal,’ mother says

She says ““I wouldn’t say the Italian justice system (is after us.) I would say a few people in Perugia, definitely.”

That’s odd. Many justice officials in Perugia and Rome have been seeing quite the opposite - that she has been gunning for them in a vicious, misleading way for nearly three years now.

And finally, some of the cops are hitting back. There have been dozens of attacks against one of the the prosecutors and, particularly contemptibly, even against the parents of Meredith.

There is no public proof to the claim by David Marriott in that article that the parents merely repeated what Amanda Knox told them - which is surely a cowardly way forward at best, to dump all the blame on Amanda, who still faces her own trial.

Posted by Peter Quennell on 02/16/11 at 03:55 PM | #

ironic ^^^ isn’t it?

Posted by mojo on 02/16/11 at 04:00 PM | #

I entirely agree with this author, and I have been saying something similar for some time : Knox’s parents, and her supporters, are doing to the Italian police and Mignini and the Italian judiciary exactly what THEY SAY the Italian police and Mignini and the Italian judiciary did to Knox. In less tragic circumstances, it would be laughable.

Posted by Janus on 02/16/11 at 06:13 PM | #

Well written Radell Smith.

Perhaps a degree in behavioral forensics should be recommended for some of her journalistic colleagues,

Maybe that`s what`s needed to see through and counter the pathetic lying performances of some people involved in this terrible crime.

Posted by patches on 02/16/11 at 07:42 PM | #


Right on, Radell! She is excellent. She sees through to the biggest issues. Great insight, thank you Radell.

Posted by Hopeful on 02/17/11 at 12:30 AM | #

Perhaps The Knox’s are beginning to realize that their PR campaign, as well as their mudslinging against the Italian justice system is not really effective?

Posted by Barry on 02/17/11 at 07:38 AM | #

Good Examiner article linked to. But the quotes have now been dropped as Radell Smith has bizarrely been ranting on about theft and about others making money our of her amazing work. How absurd.

Credit to her and he Examiner (which we know appreciates links) was VERY clear.The volunteer status of TJMK is described in our footer below. And we are in touch with dozens of aimiable, genuinely caring media people. .

Posted by Peter Quennell on 02/17/11 at 05:53 PM | #

@Peter, I sincerely thank you for keeping us updated on current opinions and other information on this tragic murder case of Meredith Kercher.

Victim’s rights are all too easily swept aside and forgotten in the heat of court proceedings and related parties’ egos and agendas.

Posted by giustizia on 02/18/11 at 05:47 AM | #
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