Oscar Pistorius on Trial

Pistorius family to lodge complaint over 'diva' article

Convicted paralympian Oscar Pistorius's family will lodge a complaint with the Press Ombudsman over an article about the apparent demands Pistorius has made while in prison.

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Best birthday since Reeva's death - June Steenkamp

2015-08-20 14:28
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The decision to keep Oscar Pistorius in jail has given Reeva Steenkamp’s parents the opportunity to celebrate her “best birthday” since her death, a women’s rights group says.

No comment on Oscar appeal reports

2015-08-20 09:03

Oscar Pistorius’s lawyer could not comment on reports that the former paralympian will appeal the decision not to release him from jail on Friday.

Oscar Pistorius still in the limelight

2015-08-20 07:26

Oscar Pistorius continues to make international headlines after his release into correctional supervision was blocked.

PWMSA to brief media following Pistorius decision

2015-08-20 05:12

The Progressive Women’s Movement of SA, whose petition to Justice Minister Michael Masutha on Oscar Pistorius preceded a decision to suspend the Paralympian's release on parole, is expected to brief the media.

 

inside Oscar Pistorius on Trial

No word on potential legal action by Oscar's lawyers

2015-08-19 21:15

There was no word from Oscar Pistorius's lawyers on whether they would pursue legal action following the decision by Justice Minister Michael Masutha to suspend the release of the Paralympian on parole.

Minister's decision to suspend Oscar's parole not unique - law expert

2015-08-19 18:59

Justice Minister Michael Masutha's decision to suspend Oscar Pistorius's release on parole is not unique. He has done it before in the cases of Clive Derby-Lewis and the Waterkloof Four, a law expert says.

Steenkamps 'excited' by Oscar release decision - ANCWL

2015-08-19 17:31
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Reeva Steekamp's family are 'excited' that Paralympian Oscar Pistorius won't be released on parole on Friday under terms of correctional supervision, the ANCWL says.

Oscar to stay behind bars

2015-08-19 16:44
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Click here to read the full statement as to why Oscar Pistorius will no longer be released on correctional supervision on Friday.

Oscar Pistorius appeal to be heard in November

2015-06-08 13:08
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The State’s appeal against Oscar Pistorius's culpable homicide conviction will be heard by the Supreme Court of Appeal in November.

Judge strikes Pistorius appeal off the roll

2015-03-13 10:33

Oscar Pistorius has lost a court bid to prevent the State from appealing his culpable homicide conviction in the Supreme Court of Appeal.

Corrections: No 'royal' treatment for Oscar

2015-03-11 17:22

Prisoners Oscar Pistorius and Radovan Krejcir are not receiving "royal treatment" in prison, correctional services says.

NPA receives Pistorius appeal notice

2015-02-25 11:40

The NPA says it has received notice that Oscar Pistorius's lawyers will contest the court decision allowing the State to appeal his culpable homicide conviction.

Pistorius advert gets most complaints ever in the UK

2015-02-20 06:03

An advertisement making light of the trial of South African athlete Oscar Pistorius has received the most complaints ever in Britain.

NPA gives review notice on Pistorius appeal

2015-02-12 11:19

The NPA says it has given notice of its intention to appeal Oscar Pistorius's culpable homicide conviction for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

Oscar wobbly story untrue - lawyer

2014-12-12 15:29

A report that Oscar Pistorius threw a "wobbly" when he heard that the State's application for leave to appeal his conviction was successful, is untrue, his lawyer says.

What does Masipa’s ruling mean for Oscar?

2014-12-10 13:17
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Judge Thokozile Masipa has ruled that prosecutors can appeal Oscar Pistorius’s conviction, but not his sentence. What does this mean for the Paralympian athlete? News24 finds out.

Pistorius family: We abide by ruling

2014-12-10 12:27

Oscar Pistorius's family says they will abide by the North Gauteng High Court decision to allow the State to appeal the Paralympian's conviction.

AS IT HAPPENED: State can appeal Pistorius conviction

2014-12-10 08:55
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Oscar Pistorius's father Henke has said "it shouldn't have gone this far" after Judge Thokozile Masipa granted the State leave to appeal the athlete's conviction.

Law correctly applied in Oscar case - Roux

2014-12-09 16:00

The law was correctly applied in convicting and sentencing Paralympian Oscar Pistorius, the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria has heard.

Why is Masipa hearing the State's appeal application?

2014-12-09 11:00

It is up to Judge Thokozile Masipa to grant the State's application for leave to appeal. If she does, the appeal will be heard by a new judge or the full bench of the North Gauteng High Court. Watch.

Steenkamp died horrendous death - Nel

2014-12-09 11:24

Reeva Steenkamp was an innocent woman who died a horrendous death, the High Court in Pretoria has heard.

State: Oscar sentence shockingly light

2014-12-09 06:11

The State's application for leave to appeal paralympian athlete Oscar Pistorius' sentence and conviction is expected to be heard in the High Court in Pretoria.

We are considering our options - Oscar's family

2015-08-19 19:26

The family of Oscar Pistorius is considering their options following Justice Minister Michael Masutha's decision to suspend the Paralympian's release on parole, their spokesperson has said.

Twitter reacts to Oscar parole suspension

2015-08-19 18:21

The Twitterati haven't wasted any timing pronouncing on the news that convicted paralympian Oscar Pistorius's parole has been suspended.

Justice will take its course - Reeva's uncle

2015-08-19 17:10

Reeva Steenkamp's uncle says that justice will take its course. This follows Justice Minister Michael Masutha's decision to suspend the parole release of Paralympian Oscar Pistorius.

NPA welcomes Oscar ruling

2015-03-13 16:13

The NPA says it is happy the court had refused to entertain Oscar Pistorius's challenge of the State's appeal against his culpable homicide conviction.

Oscar back in court to contest appeal

2015-03-13 06:00

Lawyers for paralympian Oscar Pistorius will appeal the court decision allowing the State to appeal his culpable homicide conviction.

Steenkamp's mom not interested in Oscar's appeal

2015-03-10 21:00

The mother of murdered Reeva Steenkamp says she does not care about athlete Oscar Pistorius’s upcoming appeal.

Oscar lawyers seek leave to appeal Masipa decision

2015-02-24 16:22
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Oscar Pistorius’s lawyers are seeking leave to challenge Judge Thokozile Masipa’s decision to give the State the right to appeal her finding that he was guilty of the culpable homicide of Reeva Steenkamp.

Steenkamps unhappy about Oscar’s new privileges

2015-02-19 07:24
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Reeva Steenkamp’s family has expressed its unhappiness at the granting of additional prison privileges to Oscar Pistorius.

Oscar stripped of honorary doctorate

2015-02-02 16:54
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Convicted Paralympian, Oscar Pistorius, has been stripped of his honorary degree, four months after being jailed for the culpable homicide of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, according to reports.

Oscar could still face murder conviction

2014-12-10 15:27
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Oscar Pistorius again faces the possibility of a murder conviction after Judge Thokozile Masipa ruled that prosecutors can appeal against the Paralympian’s conviction.

NPA welcomes Pistorius decision

2014-12-10 12:47

The NPA has welcomed decision by the North Gauteng High Court to grant the State leave to appeal against the conviction of Oscar Pistorius for culpable homicide.

All eyes on Pistorius trial judge

2014-12-10 06:20
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Judge Thokozile Masipa is expected to give her ruling on the State's leave to appeal paralympian athlete Oscar Pistorius' sentence and conviction, in the North Gauteng High Court.

Tense wait for Oscar

2014-12-09 14:36

Judge Thokozile Masipa is set to respond to arguments on whether to allow prosecutors to appeal the verdict and sentence in the case against Oscar Pistorius.

Too much mercy shown to Oscar - Nel

2014-12-09 12:39

The High Court in Pretoria showed ‘too much mercy’ to Oscar Pistorius in sentencing him to five years for shooting dead Reeva Steenkamp, the State has argued.

Nel: Pistorius application not easy

2014-12-09 10:53

The application by the State for leave to appeal Oscar Pistorius's sentence and conviction is not an easy task, Prosecutor Gerrie Nel has told the High Court in Pretoria.

 
 
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