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Raffaele Sollecito tells 48 Hours' Peter Van Sant that "all the world was against us"

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(CBS) One year ago today, Raffaele Sollecito and American college student Amanda Knox were acquitted of the murder of British student, Meredith Kercher. After four years behind bars in Italy, they were finally free.

Now, Sollecito speaks to 48 Hours correspondent Peter Van Sant about the "media frenzy" surrounding the case and how it "twisted" the public's perception on him and Knox, who had been dating just a week before Kercher was killed.

"We were portrayed like devils with angel faces," Sollecito says.

Sollecito has written the book "Honor Bound" about the experience of being tried, convicted, jailed and finally acquitted of murder in his home country of Italy.

Complete coverage of Amanda Knox on Crimesider

More of Peter Van Sant's interviews with Raffaele Sollecito

Sept. 26, 2012: Raffaele Sollecito talks about the "dreamy romance" he had with Amanda Knox
Sept. 27, 2012: Raffaele Sollecito says he was slapped during interrogation by Italian police
Oct. 2, 2012: Raffaele Sollecito talks about the "fake" evidence against him and Amanda Knox