The moment Judge Masipa handed down a six-year sentence you knew there would be outrage. Some of the big guns didn’t disappoint.
As the dust settles following a shock sentencing earlier, many questions regarding Oscar still remain. Here’s a legal expert getting stuck in.
If you’ve been following the latest Oscar Pistorius developments you may have seen his contentious UK interview. If not, get stuck in.
As interest rises before Friday evening’s big screening (including here at home), we can now get our first glimpse at what went down during the interview.
It’s been an intense two days in court thus far at Oscar’s sentencing, and it looks like the strain is getting to the convicted murderer.
As Barry Roux argued for the defence and a lenient sentencing, he called on Oscar to walk unaided to the front of the courtroom.
Day three of Oscar’s sentencing has begun, and if yesterday is anything to go by it should be a fiery affair.
The defence would have you believe that Oscar was well-behaved and petrified during his prison stay, but Gerrie Nel says that’s all bollocks.
Someone has had a little fun at Oscar’s expense it seems, his Wikipedia page showing some not so subtle changes.
We’re all set for another few days of high drama, although the prosecution believe they have a somewhat secret weapon.
In a statement issued on Friday the Pistorius family have come out swinging, rubbishing claims that Oscar used a cricket bat as a weapon.
A pair of brothers claim to have unearthed some information missed during the Oscar Pistorius trial, and it doesn’t paint a pretty picture at all.
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It was a brief appearance for Oscar at the High Court in Pretoria, a date set for his sentencing whilst supporters prayed outside.
Oscar Pistorius has exhausted just about every legal option there is to remain a free man. That’s where this scam artist comes in.
After yesterday’s Constitutional Court decision we know for sure that Oscar is headed behind bars. Just how long for is becoming clearer too.
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A word to the wise for whoever runs the Rio 2016 Paralympics Twitter account – don’t use convicted murderers in your promo videos.
Yesterday bought fresh developments on the Oscar Pistorius front, although those in the know see them as nothing more than the act of a desperate man.
The issue of male privilege in South Africa is only harming our society and it’s time we all stood up and took a stand against it instead of just laughing it off.
At first glance it might seem like Oscar has a rather boring few months ahead of him until sentencing, although the truth is very different.
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Criminal law expert William Booth weighs in on Oscar’s ruling from the Supreme Court.