Cantwell Statement Regarding Amanda Knox Appeal Verdict

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA) issued the following statement on Amanda Knox’s appeal verdict decided today by an Italian court in Perugia, Italy.

“I am glad that the appeals court gave Amanda the fair hearing that she deserves. All countries must live up to their international commitments to provide a fair trial by an impartial tribunal to those accused of crimes. 

“Amanda’s parents, family and friends have been through an incredible ordeal. We are all thankful that she will be free to return to Seattle as soon as possible.”