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Cops up protection for judge in Pistorius trial after criticism

Sep 16, 2014

Cops up protection for judge in Pistorius trial after criticism

A "wave of criticism" directed at Masipa that in some cases could border on hate speech, defamation and contempt of court. The comments include allegations that the judge is corrupt, as well as attacks on her race and gender. #NewsTracker #South Africa #Oscar Pistorius #Blade runner #Murder #Reeva Steenkamp #Pistorius Murder Trial #Judge Thokozile Masipa #Pistorius Verdict
Pistorius is free to represent the country, says SA Olympic body

Sep 15, 2014

Pistorius is free to represent the country, says SA Olympic body

Pistorius wouldn't be allowed to run while serving a prison or house-arrest sentence, but a fine and a suspended prison term is also an option for the judge. #NewsTracker #South Africa #Oscar Pistorius #Blade runner #Murder #Reeva Steenkamp #Pistorius Murder Trial #Pistorius Verdict
Pistorius Verdict Can't believe they think it was accident, says Reeva's mother

Sep 13, 2014

Pistorius Verdict Can't believe they think it was accident, says Reeva's mother

June Steenkamp told America's NBC News a little after Judge Thokozile Masipa found Pistorius not guilty of murder, but convicted him on a less serious charge of culpable homicide. #South Africa #Oscar Pistorius #Blade runner #Murder #Reeva Steenkamp #Pistorius Murder Trial #Pistorius Verdict
Oscar Pistorius not guilty of murder, still faces culpable homicide charge

Sep 12, 2014

Oscar Pistorius not guilty of murder, still faces culpable homicide charge

As the judge spoke, Pistorius wept quietly, his shoulders shaking as he sat on a wooden bench. #South Africa #Oscar Pistorius #Blade runner #Reeva Steenkamp #Pistorius Murder Trial #Pistorius Verdict
Judge starts reading the verdict in Oscar Pistorius trial

Sep 11, 2014

Judge starts reading the verdict in Oscar Pistorius trial

Judge Thokozile Masipa started reading the verdict in the case of Oscar Pistorius, the South African double amputee athlete, who arrived at the Pretoria High Court on Thursday for the verdict in his 6-month murder trial, a decision that could put him behind bars for 25 years. #South Africa #Oscar Pistorius #Blade runner #Reeva Steenkamp #Pistorius trial #verdict #pistorius #double amputee

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Why the Blade runner controversy is good for the Paralympics

Sep 03, 2012

Why the Blade runner controversy is good for the Paralympics

What Pistorius achieved by complaining that the IPC needed to clarify the rules about the length of blades for Paralympic athletes, was to make the games even more mainstream. #HowThisWorks #Oscar Pistorius #Blade runner #London 2012 #Paralympics #Alan Oliveira

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Why the Blade runner controversy is good for the Paralympics

Sep 12, 2014

Watch Live: 'Blade Runner' Pistorius Awaits His Final Fate

The court reconvenes Friday, capping off a seven-month-long legal drama that has grabbed headlines in South Africa and around the world...
Why the Blade runner controversy is good for the Paralympics

Sep 11, 2014

Oscar Pistorius Not Guilty of Premeditated Murder of Reeva Steenkamp

Blade Runner could still be guilty of a lesser charge...
Why the Blade runner controversy is good for the Paralympics

Sep 11, 2014

'Blade Runner' Oscar Pistorius didn’t commit murder when he killed his girlfriend, judge rules

The judge in Oscar Pistorius' murder trial appeared to be heading for a culpable homicide finding Thursda...