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Justice in South Africa – The Economist


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Justice in South Africa
The Economist
SENTENCING Oscar Pistorius to five years' imprisonment for manslaughter, Judge Thokozile Masipa struggled to achieve the near-impossible: appeasing both sides in the long, heart-rending trial. The mother of Reeva Steenkamp, Mr Pistorius's girlfriend
Jimmy Carr Makes Shocking Oscar Pistorius And Reeva Steenkamp Joke At Q Huffington Post UK
Lolo Jones — I'm Praying For Oscar Pistorius … My Dad Was a Killer TooTMZ.com
Oscar Pistorius 'cried to sleep' in prison after being handed five-year term Daily Mail
New York Daily News -Telegraph.co.uk
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Posted on 25 October 2014 | 3:11 pm

Oscar Pistorius was ‘gun-toting’, ‘trigger-happy’ and ‘combustible’ claims … – The Independent


The Independent

Oscar Pistorius was 'gun-toting', 'trigger-happy' and 'combustible' claims
The Independent
Pistorius, who the court heard has no income and no property after selling it during the trial, was driven away in a police van with barred windows after his sentencing on Tuesday. The 27-year-old was also given a suspended three-year term for a
What if, instead, Reeva Steenkamp had shot Oscar Pistorius?Telegraph.co.uk
Reeva Steenkamp's parents attack Oscar Pistorius for killing their daughterDaily Mail
Not happy, June. Pic: AFP PHOTO/GIANLUIGI GUERCIA Source: AFPNEWS.com.au
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Posted on 25 October 2014 | 10:44 am

Lolo Jones sympathizes with Oscar Pistorius after revealing that her dad was … – Washington Post (blog)


Lolo Jones sympathizes with Oscar Pistorius after revealing that her dad was
Washington Post (blog)
Olympian Lolo Jones found herself back in the news this week when she talked to TMZ about the situation of South African Olympian Oscar Pistorius, who was sentenced to five years in prison this week after being convicted of culpable homicide in the

Posted on 24 October 2014 | 3:58 pm

Oscar Pistorius could face murder charge again as prosecutors mull appeal – Toronto Star


Toronto Star

Oscar Pistorius could face murder charge again as prosecutors mull appeal
Toronto Star
Criminal experts have said there may be grounds for prosecutors to appeal Judge Thokozile Masipa's decision to acquit Pistorius of murder for the shooting death of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Masipa instead found the double-amputee athlete guilty of

Posted on 24 October 2014 | 11:57 am

Prosecutors in Oscar Pistorius case consider appeal which could see him face a … – Daily Mail


Prosecutors in Oscar Pistorius case consider appeal which could see him face a
Daily Mail
Oscar Pistorius could face another murder trial after South African authorities admitted they had 'an appetite' to challenge his conviction on a lesser charge. Prosecutor Gerrie Nel is holding urgent meetings with the country's most senior legal

Posted on 24 October 2014 | 11:29 am

Oscar Pistorius: prosecution has ‘appetite’ to appeal – The Week UK


New York Times

Oscar Pistorius: prosecution has 'appetite' to appeal
The Week UK
South Africa's National Prosecuting Authority is considering whether to appeal against Oscar Pistorius's culpable homicide verdict. The athlete was yesterday sentenced to five years in prison for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine's
Oscar Pistorius's Sentencing Hearing Shifts Focus to South Africa's PrisonsNew York Times
Final arguments before Oscar Pistorius sentencing 'Her life could end in a CNN
Oscar Pistorius's sister in tears after incident involving self-confessed killerThe Guardian
Wall Street Journal -ABC News
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Posted on 22 October 2014 | 5:25 pm

Oscar Pistorius’s 5-Year Sentence May Mean Move to House Arrest – New York Times


New York Times

Oscar Pistorius's 5-Year Sentence May Mean Move to House Arrest
New York Times
Family members spoke after a South African judge sentenced Oscar Pistorius, the Paralympic athlete, to five years in prison for the negligent killing of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp. Publish Date October 21, 2014. Photo by Pool photo by Herman Verwey.
Oscar Pistorius sentenced to 5 years in prison for girlfriend's killingCNN
Oscar Pistorius sentenced to five years in killing of girlfriendWashington Post
South Africa debate continues as Oscar Pistorius sentenced to 5 yearsLos Angeles Times
The Guardian -USA TODAY
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Posted on 21 October 2014 | 2:17 pm

Oscar Pistorius: Is the ‘Blade Runner’s’ career finished? – CNN


CNN

Oscar Pistorius: Is the 'Blade Runner's' career finished?
CNN
(CNN) — He was the "Blade Runner," the miracle man and the Paralympic athlete that could take on the very best able-bodied competitors. It was a high-profile career that inspired millions, earned lucrative sponsorship deals and bridged the gap between …

Posted on 21 October 2014 | 1:55 pm

Oscar Pistorius trial: 5 memorable moments that captivated the world – CNN


CNN

Oscar Pistorius trial: 5 memorable moments that captivated the world
CNN
(CNN) — The Oscar Pistorius trial captivated the world with its memorable moments and cast of characters. There were tears and retching. Graphic images and graphic re-enactments. And a prosecutor nicknamed "pit bull," who got his share of admonishment …

Posted on 21 October 2014 | 11:46 am

Latest News: Oscar Pistorius, Oscar de la Renta, Hong Kong Talks – New York Times


New York Times

Latest News: Oscar Pistorius, Oscar de la Renta, Hong Kong Talks
New York Times
Latest News: Oscar Pistorius, Oscar de la Renta, Hong Kong Talks. By VICTORIA SHANNON OCT. 21, 2014. Inside. Photo. The South African track star Oscar Pistorius reacted after being sentenced to five years for the death of his girlfriend. Credit Pool

Posted on 21 October 2014 | 9:53 am

Oscar Pistorius – Yahoo News Search Results

Oscar Pistorius 'pathetic figure': Reeva's mum

The mother of the model shot dead by Oscar Pistorius has let fly at the jailed athlete in a new book, calling him a pathetic figure and dismissing his public apology during the trial.

Posted on 25 October 2014 | 3:29 pm

Pistorius 'pathetic figure': Reeva's mum

June Steenkamp's has described her daughter Reeva's killer, athlete Oscar Pistorius, as a "pathetic figure" in a book she has written.

Posted on 25 October 2014 | 12:53 pm

'Oscar Pistorius Is A Pathetic Figure', Says Reeva Steenkamp's Mother, June

The mother of the model shot dead by Oscar Pistorius has written about how she felt when the Blade Runner apologised in court – an apology she was "unmoved" by and which she said put her in "an awkward position". Pistorius was jailed this week for five years for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, 29, but he could be out of prison in 10 months. June Steenkamp has previously said she does …

Posted on 25 October 2014 | 9:31 am

Pistorius 'weeps' himself to sleep on first day in jail

Johannesburg, Oct 25 (ANI): Killer Paralympics runner Oscar Pistorius reportedly wept himself to sleep on his first day in prison.

Posted on 25 October 2014 | 5:47 am

Oscar Pistorius prosecutors consult with expert over whether to appeal

STELLENBOSCH, South Africa – Oscar Pistorius could still face a murder conviction and 15 years in prison for killing his girlfriend as prosecutors said Friday they had consulted a South African criminal law expert over an appeal.

Posted on 24 October 2014 | 1:22 pm

Pistorius prosecutors consult expert over appeal

Oscar Pistorius could still face a murder conviction and 15 years in prison for killing his girlfriend as prosecutors said Friday they had consulted a South African criminal law expert over an appeal. Chief prosecutor Gerrie Nel has talked to Prof. James Grant, a criminal law specialist at Johannesburg's University of the Witwatersrand, prosecution spokesman Nathi Mncube confirmed to The …

Posted on 24 October 2014 | 11:14 am

Pistorius shoves race, crime and punishment in S. Africa's face

By Ed Cropley PRETORIA (Reuters) – As Oscar Pistorius spent his first day behind bars this week, a suspected child rapist and murderer went on trial at the same Pretoria court in a case that has also provoked fierce debate about crime and punishment in post-apartheid South Africa. Although the two defendants, one wealthy and white, the other poor and black, are from opposite ends of a still …

Posted on 24 October 2014 | 7:03 am

Pistorius shoves race, crime and punishment in South Africa's face

By Ed Cropley PRETORIA (Reuters) – As Oscar Pistorius spent his first day behind bars this week, a suspected child rapist and murderer went on trial at the same Pretoria court in a case that has also provoked fierce debate about crime and punishment in post-apartheid South Africa. Although the two defendants, one wealthy and white, the other poor and black, are from opposite ends of a still …

Posted on 23 October 2014 | 6:11 pm

Pistorius, agent to have prison talks over career

Oscar Pistorius' agent is seeking a prison meeting with the double-amputee athlete in the next few days to discuss his career, with South Africa's Olympic committee saying Thursday the runner can't compete for the full five years of his jail sentence. The decision of the South African Olympic body matches that of the International Paralympic Committee, which said Pistorius cannot run in its …

Posted on 23 October 2014 | 3:44 pm

Pistorius spends first night in single jail cell

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Oscar Pistorius spent his first night of a five-year jail term in a single cell in the hospital wing of a prison in the capital, Pretoria, said a prison official.

Posted on 22 October 2014 | 3:22 pm