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Pistorius' early release put on hold as SA officials say decision had been made prematurely

Aug 20, 2015

Pistorius' early release put on hold as SA officials say decision had been made prematurely

Two days before he was due to leave the prison, Oscar Pistorius' early release was suddenly put on hold on Wednesday by Department of Justice of South Africa. #NewsTracker #South Africa #Oscar Pistorius #Reeva Steenkamp #SA Department of Justice
Days before release from prison, prosecutors seek Pistorius murder verdict

Aug 17, 2015

Days before release from prison, prosecutors seek Pistorius murder verdict

Pistorius has spent less than a year behind bars since being convicted in a sensational trial on the lesser charge of culpable homicide, and is expected to leave jail on Friday for a form of house arrest. #South Africa #Oscar Pistorius #Blade runner #SportsTracker #Paralympics #Reeva Steenkamp #Pistorius Murder Trial
Oscar Pistorius recommended for 'correctional supervision', set to be released in Aug

Jun 09, 2015

Oscar Pistorius recommended for 'correctional supervision', set to be released in Aug

Oscar Pistorius, the South African double amputee sprinter who shot dead his girlfriend, is scheduled to be freed on parole on August 21 after serving ten months in jail, officials said Monday. #South Africa #Oscar Pistorius #Blade runner #SportsTracker #Reeva Steenkamp
S-African court approves appeal against Pistorius' murder acquittal

Dec 10, 2014

S-African court approves appeal against Pistorius' murder acquittal

Pistorius could face a minimum of 15 years in prison if the appeals court overturns the culpable homicide conviction and raises it to a murder conviction. #Sports #South Africa #Oscar Pistorius #Blade runner #SportsTracker #Reeva Steenkamp #Pistorius Murder Trial #Gerrie Nel #Judge Thokozile Masipa #National Prosecuting Authority #Prosecuters
Oscar Pistorius case: Judge allows prosecutors to appeal conviction

Dec 10, 2014

Oscar Pistorius case: Judge allows prosecutors to appeal conviction

A South African judge has ruled that prosecutors can appeal the acquittal on murder charges of Oscar Pistorius, who was convicted of culpable homicide in the death of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. #South Africa #Oscar Pistorius #judge #SportsTracker #Reeva Steekamp #murder charges #homicide
State applies for leave to appeal Oscar Pistorius sentence

Dec 09, 2014

State applies for leave to appeal Oscar Pistorius sentence

Nel, however, admitted that the prosecution was fully aware that its application for leave to appeal in the Oscar Pistorius case was not an easy task. #South Africa #Oscar Pistorius #Blade runner #Reeva Steenkamp #Pistorius Murder Trial #Gerrie Nel
Pistorius trial families accept plan to appeal

Oct 28, 2014

Pistorius trial families accept plan to appeal

The families of "Blade Runner" Oscar Pistorius and the woman he killed have accepted the decision by South African prosecutors to press for a murder conviction and a harsher sentence for the athlete. #Sports #South Africa #Oscar Pistorius #Reeva Steenkamp #Arnold Pistorius #Pistorius Murder Trial #Judge Thokozile Masipa #National Prosecuting Authority #Prosecuters
South Africa prosecution to appeal Pistorius conviction and sentence

Oct 27, 2014

South Africa prosecution to appeal Pistorius conviction and sentence

A spokesman for South Africa's National Prosecuting Authority says prosecutors will appeal the verdict and sentencing of Oscar Pistorius, who was handed a 5-year prison term after being convicted of culpable homicide. #Sports #South Africa #Oscar Pistorius #Reeva Steenkamp #Pistorius Murder Trial #Judge Thokozile Masipa #National Prosecuting Authority #Prosecuters
Pistorius shoves race, crime and punishment in South Africa's face

Oct 24, 2014

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

The reaction to Pistorius' five-year sentence - likely to mean just 10 months in jail - was swift and overwhelmingly critical, suggesting most people in a society plagued by violent crime do not share Masipa's views. #OnOurMind #South Africa #Oscar Pistorius #Reeva Steenkamp