ARTICLES RELATING TO OSCAR PISTORIUS
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South African Olympic athlete LJ van Zyl has told News24 Live that they need Paralympian Oscar Pistorius to return to the track. Watch.

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IPC to do Oscar no favours

2014-09-17 21:09

Should Oscar Pistorius avoid a lengthy prison sentence and return to the track, he can expect a cool reception from the IPC.

Judge Masipa 'reads' Oscar's mind

2014-09-16 11:20

Few people expected Judge Masipa to make a contentious and provocative decision, at odds with a large body of expert legal opinion on crucial issues.

Legal organisations condemn attack on Oscar judge

2014-09-16 05:00
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Several legal organisations say they are concerned by the threats and personal attacks directed at Judge Thokozile Masipa who presided over the trial of Paralympian Oscar Pistorius.

Promoter rules out Oscar invite

2014-09-15 13:29

Oscar Pistorius is unlikely to be welcome at future Diamond League events, a promoter of the series says.

Judge Masipa's security stepped up

2014-09-14 12:11
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Security has been stepped up outside Judge Thokozile Masipa's home following her judgment in the Oscar Pistorius murder trial, according to a report.

SASCOC to discuss Oscar

2014-09-13 12:51

SASCOC will consider Oscar Pistorius's participation in international competitions at a meeting on Thursday says Gideon Sam.

Family told - keep Oscar out of trouble

2014-09-12 22:53
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Oscar Pistorius's family has been warned to keep the culpable homicide-convict on the straight and narrow while he awaits sentencing.

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Described as a "story of how a teenage girl's romance turned into every mother's worst nightmare" - Oscar: An Accident Waiting to Happen is a tell-all story co-written by journalist Melinda Ferguson and Samantha Taylor's mother Patricia. Watch.

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Oscar Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide

2014-09-12 14:39

Oscar Pistorius has been found guilty of culpable homicide in the death of Reeva Steenkamp, but not guilty of premeditated murder.

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Appeals in the Oscar Pistorius trial can only occur after sentencing. Criminal law expert William Booth unpacks what will happen next for Oscar Pistorius.

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Key quotes from Oscar verdict

2014-09-12 14:18

Oscar Pistorius has been found guilty of culpable homicide but acquitted of murder. Here are some of the key quotes of the day.

Trump insults Oscar judge

2014-09-12 13:50

The American business magnate, Donald Trump, has voiced his opinion on the Oscar Pistorius ruling.

Pistorius sentencing to start on 13 October

2014-09-12 13:11
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Oscar Pistorius will return to the North Gauteng High Court on 13 October 2014 for sentencing.

Oscar: No comment from IPC

2014-09-12 12:53

The International Paralympic Committee has refused to comment on SA athlete Oscar Pistorius being found guilty of culpable homicide.

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Melinda Ferguson wrote the book Oscar: An Accident Waiting to Happen with Samantha Taylor's mother Patricia. Ferguson weighs in on Pistorius's culpable homicide verdict.

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As Judge Masipa handed down her "culpable homicide" judgment for Oscar Pistorius in the North Gauteng High Court, social media lit up with opinions on the ruling. Watch.

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State opposes extending Oscar's bail

2014-09-12 11:21
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The State has opposed the extension of Oscar Pistorius's bail after he was found guilty of culpable homicide in the North Gauteng High Court.

Oscar acquitted on ammunition possession charge

2014-09-12 11:15

Oscar Pistorius has been acquitted of a charge of illegal possession of ammunition, after Judge Thokozile Masipa said the State failed to prove its case beyond reasonable doubt.

Oscar Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide

2014-09-12 11:08

Oscar Pistorius has been found guilty of culpable homicide in the death of Reeva Steenkamp, but not guilty of premeditated murder.

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The Oscar Pistorius trial has captured the attention of the world, with the final day of verdict covering front pages globally.

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Pistorius guilty of firing shot in restaurant

2014-09-12 10:27

The State has proved beyond reasonable doubt that paralympian Oscar Pistorius contravened the firearms act when he fired a shot in a restaurant, the North Gauteng High Court has ruled.

Pistorius acquitted on sunroof shooting charge

2014-09-12 10:04

Oscar Pistorius has been acquitted on one of the charges of discharging a firearm in public, with Judge Thokozile Masipa saying the State had failed to establish he is guilty beyond reasonable doubt.

 

Reeva's mother writes book

2014-09-19 09:50
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Reeva Steenkamp's mother has written a memoir which has been described by its publisher as the only true insider's account of the "most dramatic trial of the 21st century".

Law Society condemns criticism of Masipa

2014-09-17 11:02
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The Law Society of SA has expressed concern at the threats and personal attacks made against Judge Thokozile Masipa following her judgment in the Oscar Pistorius trial.

Organisations condemn attack on Masipa

2014-09-16 08:15

Several legal organisations say they are concerned by the threats and personal attacks directed at Judge Thokozile Masipa who presided over the trial of Paralympian Oscar Pistorius.

Oscar free to compete: Reddy

2014-09-15 14:01

Oscar Pistorius is free to compete for South Africa again, as long as his running doesn't go against the ruling of the judge.

Oscar Pistorius may write a book - report

2014-09-15 10:08
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A British newspaper has reported that Oscar Pistorius is planning to write a book about his experiences during his murder trial - but his manager denies this, saying it's just a possibility at this stage.

State urged to appeal Pistorius ruling

2014-09-14 07:29
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Oscar Pistorius's escape from a murder charge might be short-lived as a growing number of legal experts believe the State will appeal Judge Thokozile Masipa’s judgment.

Reeva's mom - Judge gets it wrong

2014-09-13 06:00
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The parents of Reeva Steenkamp believe the conviction of culpable homicide that Oscar Pistorius received for shooting their daughter was not the right one.

Oscar would be allowed to return - IPC

2014-09-12 15:23
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The International Paralympic Committee has no objection to Oscar Pistorius returning to sport in the future.

There are no victors - Oscar's family

2014-09-12 14:45
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Oscar Pistorius's uncle has thanked the judge who cleared the athlete of murder, but says there are no victors and the family remains "deeply affected by the devastating tragedy".

Oscar trial: appeal can only happen after sentencing

2014-09-12 14:35

Appeals in the Oscar Pistorius trial can only occur after sentencing. Criminal law expert William Booth unpacks what will happen next for Oscar Pistorius.

Social media reacts to Oscar judgment

2014-09-12 14:26

As Judge Masipa handed down her "culpable homicide" judgment for Oscar Pistorius in the North Gauteng High Court, social media lit up with opinions on the ruling. Watch.

Crowds throng Oscar outside court

2014-09-12 13:52

Oscar Pistorius battled to get to his vehicle through a crowd of people gathered outside the North Gauteng High Court after he was found guilty of culpable homicide.

Oscar emotionless after verdict

2014-09-12 13:46
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After a gruelling 43-day trial Paralympian Oscar Pistorius has showed no emotion as Judge Thokozile Masipa found him guilty of culpable homicide.

Oscar Pistorius's bail extended

2014-09-12 13:02
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The North Gauteng High Court has extended Oscar Pistorius's bail, after he was found not guilty of murder but guilty of culpable homicide.

NPA disappointed by Pistorius verdict

2014-09-12 12:19
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The NPA says it is disappointed that Oscar Pistorius has been acquitted of murder, and says it will weigh its future options after he is sentenced.

Darren Fresco escapes prosecution

2014-09-12 11:37

Paralympian Oscar Pistorius's friend Darren Fresco has avoided prosecution on firearms-related charges, the North Gauteng High Court has ruled.

Pistorius guilty of firing shot in restaurant

2014-09-12 11:17

The State has proved beyond reasonable doubt that paralympian Oscar Pistorius contravened the firearms act when he fired a shot in a restaurant, the North Gauteng High Court has ruled.

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Judge Thokozile Masipa has ruled Oscar Pistorius will not be convicted of the murder of Reeva Steenkamp. Today's newspapers expressed surprise at the ruling. Watch.

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What does culpable homicide mean?

2014-09-12 11:08

Judge Masipa has found Oscar Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide for the death of Reeva Steenkamp. Criminal law expert William Booth explain what that means.

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Judge Masipa has found Oscar Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide for the death of Reeva Steenkamp. Criminal law expert William Booth explain what that means.

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Oscar acquitted on ammunition possession charge

2014-09-12 10:30

Oscar Pistorius has been acquitted of a charge of illegal possession of ammunition, after Judge Thokozile Masipa said the State failed to prove its case beyond reasonable doubt.

Oscar Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide

2014-09-12 10:21
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Oscar Pistorius has been found guilty of culpable homicide in the death of Reeva Steenkamp, but not guilty of premeditated murder.

A view on Oscar Pistorius from abroad

2014-09-12 09:33

The whole world is watching South Africa as the Pistorius trial unfolds. Georgina Guedes offers her opinion on what might happen today from far away in Greece.

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