Oscar Pistorius team sets up Twitter account

2014-02-24 14:40

Multimedia   ·   User Galleries   ·   News in Pictures Send us your pictures  ·  Send us your stories

A Twitter account called @OscarHardTruth has been set up by the media management team of murder accused Paralympian Oscar Pistorius.

“This platform, along with the website, will become the key outlet for information,” spokesperson Anneliese Burgess said today.

The account was linked to Pistorius’s official website, oscarpistorius.com

“It’s intended to be a factual sharing platform,” she added.

She said the Twitter page would be linked to certain media coverage and would deal with issues that needed clarifying during the star athlete’s murder trial.

A tweet sent out 17 hours ago read: “As the trial approaches, many untruths, half-truths and versions of the truth have [been] and shall be spread across the world.”

Another read: “We will address the truth and expose those with ulterior motives. The Truth will Prevail.”

Pistorius is accused of murdering his model girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, on February 14 last year. His trial is scheduled to begin in the North Gauteng High Court on March 3 and will run until March 20.

Join the conversation!

24.com encourages commentary submitted via MyNews24. Contributions of 200 words or more will be considered for publication.

We reserve editorial discretion to decide what will be published.
Read our comments policy for guidelines on contributions.

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
Comments have been closed for this article.

Inside News24


Book flights

Compare, Book, Fly

Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.


Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.