Amanda Knox returned to Italy for the first time since she was imprisoned and later acquitted in the murder of her British room type.
Knox, 31, was invited to speak at a conference organized by Italy's innocence project, which works
On Twitter Wednesday Knox said she does not interview before her speech in Modena in the hope that her speech "will speak for itself."
"Italian innocence project did not exist yet when I was mistakenly convicted in Perugia," Knox said on Twitter in last month. "I am honored to accept their invitation to speak to the Italian people at this historic event and return to Italy for the first time."
Knox was seen arriving at Linate Airport in Milan on Thursday morning, swarmed by the media. 19659002] Knox and Raffaele Sollecito, then boyfriend, were convicted in the murder of Meredith Kercher, a British student and Knox's roommate in 2007. Following a lawsuit and a series of controversies, Italy's Supreme Court canceled Knox beliefs in 2015.  Ben Kesslen writes for NBC News .
Associated Press and Reuters contributed.