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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
Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide, sentencing hearing on 13 October

Sep 12, 2014

Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide, sentencing hearing on 13 October

A South African judge on Friday found Olympic and paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide for the Valentine's Day shooting last year of his model girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. #NewsTracker #South Africa #Oscar Pistorius #Combat sports #Reeva Steenkamp #Pistorius trial #Judge Thokozile Masipa

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From the Pope to Pistorius: Why are we being so insensitive?

Feb 19, 2013

From the Pope to Pistorius: Why are we being so insensitive?

Our own reactions to these events have shown a level of disrespect - for the beliefs of others; for the victim of a crime - and a level of cynicism that is unfortunate, but understandable. We simply don't know how to process genuinely shocking news. #InMyOpinion #Oscar Pistorius #Pope Benedict #Roman catholicism
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 15, 2014

News24.com | Oscar Pistorius may write a book - report

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...
Why the Blade runner controversy is good for the Paralympics

Sep 16, 2014

Judge in Pistorius trial faces criticism

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Several legal groups in South Africa have expressed concern about threats and harsh criticism of the judge who found Oscar Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide, but not gu...
Why the Blade runner controversy is good for the Paralympics

Sep 15, 2014

Oscar Pistorius free to compete again as sprinter for South Africa

As long as his running does not go against the ruling of a judge, the Bladerunner - who is awaiting sentencing for culpable homicide - could compete at any tim...