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Oscar Pistorius

Oscar Leonard Carl Pistorius (born 22 November 1986) is a South African sprint runner. Known as the Blade Runner and the fastest man on no legs , Pistorius, who has a double amputation, is the world record holder in the 100, 200 and 400 metres (sport class T44) events and runs with the aid of Cheetah Flex-Foot carbon fibre transtibial artificial limbs by Ossur.

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Oscar Pistorius will appeal the sentence handed to him last week for the shooting death of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
Reeva Steenkamp's mom says her daughter never had sex with Oscar Pistorius (AFP/Getty photo):
South Africa's national soccer goalkeeper and captain Senzo Meyiwa has been shot dead by burglars during a break-in, a killing that shocked the country and turned the spotlight once again on gun violence here. At an emotional news conference on Monday, Meyiwa's colleagues paid tribute to the 27-year-old, who was hit by a single round in the chest on Sunday night as he confronted two intruders at the home of actress and singer Kelly Khumalo. Meyiwa, who was shot in Vosloorus township southeast of Johannesburg, was dead on arrival at hospital, police said. His death highlighted the problem of gun violence in South Africa only days after Paralympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius was jailed for five years for shooting dead his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp last year. This weekend's Johannesburg derby between Soweto giants Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates - the club Meyiwajoined as a 13- year-old and ended up leading - was postponed as a mark of respect.The derby is usually played in front of 90 000 fans. "Don't think ...
Reeva Steenkamp's mother June still believes Oscar Pistorius killed her daughter in a jealous rage
DENIAL? Oscar Pistorius and Reeva Steenkamp never had sex, her mother claims in book
Reeva Steenkamp's mother says her daughter was about to leave Oscar Pistorius before the former Olympian killed her:
Oscar’s R17.5 million legal headache By Debora Patta (Labour Guide normally don’t publish this information. This is just to show what legal costs are really about) Oscar Pistorius has racked up lawyers’ bills amounting to R17.5 million – and he cannot pay them. The athlete, sentenced to five years in jail on Tuesday for killing his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, is broke and still owes his lawyers in the region of R10 million. City Press understands that 27-year-old Pistorius’ financial situation is so dire that his high-powered legal team – led by Advocate Barry Roux SC, and which included Advocate Kenny Oldwage and attorney Brian Webber – has been representing him free of charge for at least the past two months. A source close to the Pistorius family said his legal bill now stands at R17.5 million, and about R10 million is still outstanding. During his closing arguments before Pistorius’ sentencing this week, Roux told the North Gauteng High Court and Judge Thokozile Masipa that his client ...
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Prosecutors in the Oscar Pistorius case said Monday they will file appeal papers in the next few days against the verdict and sentence after the Olympic runner was convicted of culpable homicide and given a five-year prison term for killing his girlfriend. The decision by South Africa's National Prosecuting Authority could see Pistorius face a murder conviction again for shooting Reeva Steenkamp and, if found guilty on the appeal, a minimum of 15 years in priso
Reeva Steenkamp was planning to leave Oscar Pistorius on the night she was killed, claims her heartbroken mum
The jailing of Oscar Pistorius and now the death of Senza Meiywa. Yet again, South Africa's high crime rate is back in the spotlight. Latest police statistics show around 47 murders are reported there every day... What's the answer to bringing down this death toll - should South Africa ban the ownership of guns?
Oscar Pistorius & Reeva Steenkamp never slept together and she planned to leave him, says her mom
Oscar Pistorius and Reeva Steenkamp never slept together, says her mom
Oscar Pistorius and Reeva Steenkamp Never Slept Together, Says Her Mom: . In an interview with The Times, Reeva...
Even since Marikana massacre everyone is TRIGGER happy ,Oscar Pistorius shot his GF Reeva Steenkamp and the cops shot Khuli Chana and nw Senzo Meyiwa was shot to death Senzo Meyiwa
SA prosecutors says they are appealing Oscar Pistorius' conviction and sentence for the killing of Reeva Steenkamp
Reeva Steenkamp never had sex with Oscar Pistorius, her mother claims
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South African prosecutors set to appeal against Oscar Pistorius conviction and sentence
South Africa prosecutors confirm they will appeal the verdict and sentence handed down to Oscar Pistorius
Prosecutors to appeal Oscar Pistorius judgment, sentence - CNN
Reeva Steenkamp’s mother, June, has said her daughter never had sex with Oscar Pistorius as “she was scared to take the relationship to the next level”, it has been reported.
Reeva Steenkamp’s mother said her daughter confided in her before passing away that she had not yet had a s*xual relationship with Oscar Pistorius who killed her last year Valentine’s day. June, 68, said she believed her daughter – who had only been dating Pistorius for less than three months – had…
What if, instead, Reeva Steenkamp had shot Oscar Pistorius? - via
So according to reports, Reeva Steenkamp never had sex with Oscar Pistorius...but I do not buy the story, I believe Oskido tapped that white cookie.Thought
Oscar Pistorius could kick the ball better than the penn state punter
Oscar Pistorius was sentenced to five years in prison for the culpable homicide of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Read more at Crime Feed.
LESSON FROM OSCAR PISTORIUS' FALL FROM GRACE. "What has happened to this Man? He was on the rise, he was an icon, he was making lot of money...but since the killing of his girlfriend he has not earned a penny. He has no sponsors. He turned from hero to villain. It's a classical case of falling from grace to grass, a case of a man who is down and out. He's not only broken, he's broke. There is nothing left of this man. But we all know it's far worse than that". These were the words of Barry Roux, Oscar Pistorius' defence councel, pleading for a high court judge to temper justice with mercy. Did the judge show mercy on the Paralympian? Well, perhaps. She gave him five years jail term. But he, Pistorius was the achitect of his downfall. It was he who pulled the trigger; it was he who fired four lethal bullets that killed his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, 29 years-old Law graduate and model,on that lovers' night of February 14, 2013. Born without fibulas, Oscar Pistorius got his lower legs amputated a month b ...
The following by Irvine Green - is a bit long but if you read to end ...it makes very good points. . . The Oscar Pistorius trial has come and gone, and I THINK (emphasis intentional) the sentence was fair under the circumstances. Yet I believe he should NOT have got a sentence anywhere near that which he did - and in fact ONLY a fine for the dangerous discharge of a firearm in a public place (the restaurant, and even in this aspect remember that he was HANDED a firearm that was 'one up '..it was not HIS firearm and it wasn't HIM who brought it into a public place, in a loaded form and he ALSO HAD NOT ASKED his friend to bring a firearm to show him). PLUS... I think the judge missed something overwhelmingly important (unfortunately it was not brought up in evidence or cross-examination - or in mitigation of sentence). Read on... It is MY belief that IF Oscar Pistorius had been living in ANY OTHER country, while assuming the rest of his life had been the same, ie Paraplegic etc) , what happened regarding th ...
9 questions about the Oscar Pistorius trial you were too embarrassed to ask
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VIDEO : Donald Trump'S OSCAR OUTRAGE: Donald Trump has been so outraged by the sentence Oscar Pistorius got f...
I was surprised not to see Oscar Pistorius taking any medals at the Winter Olympics. After all, no disabled athlete has gone downhill faster
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Oscar Pistorius judge: 'The decision is mine and mine alone'
Jimmy Carr has copped a barrage of abuse on social media after an unsavoury joke about Oscar Pistorius' motives for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentines Day last year.
Oscar Pistorius jailed for 5 years for killing girlfriend .
Exercise in empathy: 1. Make a list of the things Oscar Pistorius will never do again. 2. Make a similar list for Reeva…
Jimmy Carr's jokes on Oscar Pistorius' girlfriend upset some
Oscar Pistorius has better footwork than Charlie mulgrew
The bloke that *** slapped a girl is going to spend longer in prison than Oscar Pistorius will. Just let that sink in.
Oscar Pistorius has been sentenced to five years in prison, and will finally have the opportunity to find out what it actually sounds like when a criminal is using your toilet.
Oscar Pistorius got 10months for shooting his girlfriend. An 18year old girl got 12 months for putting bacon on the door…
Oscar 'cried himself to sleep' on first night in prison after being handed five-ye…
Oscar Pistorius is likely to be in a segregated part of prison which accommodates the mass killer of the apartheid regime, Eugene de Kock. If not, he'll have to put up with the notorious 26s, 27s or 28s gang members. I know which Kock I'd prefer.
5 years with hannah... Oscar Pistorius received the same for murder 😬
WATCH: Donald Trump gives his two cents on Oscar Pistorius' prison sentence
Oscar Pistorius jailed for five years for culpable homicide of Reeva Steenkamp
Oscar Pistorius is ‘crying himself to sleep at night in prison’  via and this is news why?
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Oscar pistorius was going to a new bathroom door , but his girlfriend was dead against it
Shocking! In South Africa, every eight hours a woman is killed by her husband or lover.
But first he has to clear the fences. MT Oscar Pistorius' agent ponders running future
People are ever so unfair to Jack The Ripper, don't you find?
Jimmy Carr makes awful joke about Oscar Pistorius case:
BOLD PREDICTION: Little sympathy for this news. MT Pistorius reportedly cried himself to sleep in prison
Donald Trump thinks Oscar Pistorius got off lightly for killing his model girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, saying the Paralympian’s five-year prison sentence is ‘ridiculous.’
Jimmy Carr is back in the news... for making a joke about Oscar Pistorius and his partner:
Jimmy Carr under attack for "offensive" joke about Oscar Pistorius? I think the really offensive part is how his trial took over a year, and now he might only serve 10 months.
Olympic star runner Oscar Pistorius sent to prison. For five years is that enough?? Has to serve at least 10 months. Only 1/6
People seem surprised that Oscar Pistorius only got 5 years and probably won't serve all that time, as if justice systems aren't corrupt
Violence is not a joke and should not be treated as such.
There could be a minor flaw in the plan for Oscar Pistorius to spend most of his sentence under house arrest. http:/…
Oscar Pistorius has been banned from entering races for the next 5 years. Personally I think he'll be more concerned about races entering him now he's banged up.
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Do you know what I find quite ironic? Oscar Pistorius may wake up every morning for at least the next 10 months, to find a burglar on his toilet.
CNN interviewed Michael "Heck of a job Brownie" about Ebola crisis. Then they asked Oscar Pistorius for relationship advi…
Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius, who was sentenced to 5 years of imprisonment, reportedly cried during his first night in prison.
Some builder who doesn't finish jobs gets the same prison sentence as Oscar Pistorius. What a joke!
The funny thing is that when Oscar Pistorius woke up today there was probably a burglar pissing in his toilet.
The irony is that Oscar Pistorius will wake up this morning and there really will be a burglar using his toilet.
Oscar Pistorius cried himself to sleep on the first night of his five-year jail term for shooting dead his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. The 27-year-old star was taken to the Kgosi Mampuru prison in Pretoria to serve his jail term. Wearing an orange jump-suit, sources claimed that Pistorius wept when
International News • '.Oscar Pistorius jailed for 5 yrs' via Full story at
Just when Oscar Pistorius thought it couldn't get any worse... He gets allocated the top bunk!
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You know, I never saw Oscar Pistorius run until today. I hope someday he runs like the wind for the sheer joy and exhilaration of it.
Just seen a couple get 8 years for fraud and oscar pistorius gets 10months for shooting someone...money clearly isnt influencing the justice system at all is it
I spoke with Tyler Perry about Oscar Pistorius right before Reeva's murder. Wild looking back, especially last graf.
a Chelsea fan got sent down for 10 months for setting off a smoke bomb. Oscar Pistorius got the same for killing his wife…
Oscar Pistorius cancelled his Vodacom contract. He moved to Cell C . *Stolen from a mate, CLASSIC*
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***OSCAR SET TO DISCUSS FUTURE WITH AGENT*** Pistorius' agent is seeking a meeting with the double-amputee athlete in prison in the next few days to discuss his running future, he said on Thursday.
Only 5 years imprisonment for Oscar Pistorius?! Prince George's reading books have longer sentences than that.
"Oscar Pistorius cancelled his Vodacom contract, he's now moved to Cell C " :'D
So, Oscar Pistorius punishment is basically that his grounded?
Judge Thokozile Masipa and Oscar Pistorius are now friends.
Convicted killer Oscar Pistorius is currently being assessed by prison authorities in Pretoria as to whether the Olympic star represents a suicide risk.
So glad that Oscar pistorius slept well on his first night in jail, pity Reeva Steenkamp will be asleep for ever. Outrageous.
STOP THE VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN! Like the rest of the world, I watched the Oscar Pistorius trial for the murder of his girl friend Reeva Steenkamp with keen interest. Being a lawyer, I am no...
May I respectfully ask all my friends to please not send me jokes about the murder of Reeva Steenkamp even if they are about Oscar Pistorius, When women are killed (and the same for men), I am very much aware that she was someone's daughter who loved and cared for her, knew her hopes and dreams and have her lifetime of memories from being born, to first day at school and all the way to the end. No parent should have to bury their child. I am not limiting your freedom to speech, I am not asking you to not post whatever you want on FB, I strongly advocate free speech. I just am asking you to please respect my feelings and not directly message with these jokes such that I cannot choose to ignore them. Thank you.
The irony is Oscar Pistorius will wake up to a burglar actually using his toilet,
So frustrating. All I’m saying is I can see it from Oscar Pistorius’ point of view. That’s not the controversial bit. Here it comes…I blame her. If she hadn’t been in that disabled toilet none of this would have happened.
Based on social media comments, the Oscar Pistorius sentence is impacting negatively on the campaign to stop Rhino poaching. I keep hearing a lot about the life of reeva and that of rhinos and sentences.
The irony is, Oscar Pistorius woke up today n really found a Buglar using his toilet.. :v :v :v :v . . . . . . . .
Details of Oscar Pistorius's first night in the hospital wing at Pretoria's Kgosi Mampuru II prison emerge in South African press
So Jimmy Carrs in hot water over an Oscar Pistorius joke? It amazes me how he's been able to get away with jokes regarding paedophilia, rape, terminally ill people, sexism to women, racism, the holocaust, special needs people, deformed people, handicapped people, *** people ... and now apparently he has "crossed the line". How backwards is the world? Is it "too soon"? The only people that should be in hot water is the guy who thought 10 months in prison is acceptable for someone who murders his own wife.
Chinenye Ugonna's blog: Oscar Pistorius cries himself to sleep in prison
I swear, some girls can insult you to the point of you punching their mouth to keep them shut... I was just inside the room jeje, I heard a girl shouting.. I had to go do small amebo, This girl was insulting this guy, insulting his future, destiny, even his next life.. She was clapping her hands, Then she will "whu" She will laugh wickedly and then continue with the insults. Some of my neighbors were shouting from outside, "Punch am for mouth" "Beat am well well" "Show her say you be boss" The guy was inside quiet, when he came outside, his eyes were red like he has apollo , he wan cry This girl followed him outside and still kept on with the insult, the guy entered toilet, she stayed at the door and was still insulting his life... The guy came out, walked to the back yard, she followed him with more insults... I was angry, if I were the one, I would have pushed her to land her yansh on the ground or just slapped her.. A big standing ovation for that guy, Well not until he sat down on the floor and cried ...
The irony is Oscar Pistorius will probably wake up tonight with a burglar in his bathroom.
Overview Oscar Pistorius’ Trial is an ongoing murder trial of South African sprint runner and Paralympic champion Oscar Pistorius for the fatal shooting of
Just when Oscar Pistorius thought life couldn't get any worse, he gets the top bunk. [Joke courtesy of someone called Josh Harris]
Here's irony for you.When Oscar Pistorius wakes up in the morning, there really willl be a burglar using his toilet ;-)
That Oscar Pistorius dude was sent to prison. Wonder if he gets to take his bouncy legs he wore in the Olympics with him. He could leap over the wall and they would never catch him
Prison is the best place for Oscar Pistorius. The toilets there don't have doors.
Liverpool's defence. About as tight as Oscar Pistorius' *** after his first night in prison.
Breaking News. Vodacom has cancelled Oscar Pistorius contract. He has joined Cell C
Following the shooting death of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp in Feb. 2013, Oscar Pistorius has finally been sentenced to 5 years in prison for culpable homicide. A year and a half after her death, ju...
South African athlete Oscar Pistorius begins serving time in jail, after being sentenced for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
the ironic part of the Oscar Pistorius trial, is he will probably NOW wake up with a burglar in his bathroom
Oscar Pistorius can be on house arrest in 10 months. I don't think they've thought the whole ankle bracelet thing through.
Zapiro cartoon on The Fall of Oscar Pistorius. 21 October 2014: A court in Pretoria sentenced former Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius to five years imprisonment for 'culpable homicide,' for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. The judge handed d
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The truth has been "twisted, manipulated and sensationalised" - The siblings of Oscar Pistorius have criticised media coverage of his trial
An opportunity for forgiveness and compassion. My heart-felt condolences to Reeva Steenkamp and her beloved family, I hope they find closure and healing in the misdt of this cloudy media-infested loss. My compassion goes to Oscar Pistorius and his family. They also lost a son, in a way. No family is ever prepared for something like this. As for Oscar, one might say he deserves a harsher sentence, maybe true, but I believe he also deserves compassion and forgiveness whatever sentence he 'finally' get. As a Christian, I believe in gracious justice, and everybody deserves grace no matter who they are or what they've done, WE ALL NEED GOD'S GRACE, MERCY AND COMPASSION - daily! I hope and pray that Oscar will be properly rehabilitated and I hope he finds his peace and solace in Jesus. The severity of Manasseh's imprisonment brought him to repentance. David repented. Saul aka Paul was forgiven after killing hundreds of Christians, Jesus forgave his killers while in the act... While Oscar must rightfully pay for ...
“Oscar cried himself to sleep in prison.” – SAPA The newspapers don’t have a clue about what people are actually interested in hearing about. Who actually wants to hear about what happens in the life of rich spoilt Westerners like Oscar Pistorius? I would much rather hear about news that is relevant to ordinary people like myself, such as that a cure has been found for AIDS, or that progress has been made in reducing the mortality rate in Africa. There’s so much boring “news” that gets published in our newspapers every day, it’s a wonder people spend money buying our papers. Stay ignorant. What’s the worst that can happen to you? You can die. But if you’ve accepted Jesus as your personal Lord and Saviour, you’ll go to heaven. So, what’s the problem then?
What's the difference between Oscar Pistorius and George Michael? Oscar Pistorius has only been arrested once for firing off a few rounds in a toilet.
Oscar Pistorius sentencing: For seven months, the world has watched the Paralympic athlete. We listened to every detail of his life, including information about his new girlfriend. But why did it take until the last possible moment for the court to hear about his victim, Reeva Steenkamp?
Comedian Jimmy Carr under fire for making AWFUL joke about Oscar Pistorius court case at Q Awards 2014:
Jimmy Carr's shocking Oscar Pistorius joke left the 200-strong crowd. stunned:
The 200-strong audience at the Xperia Access Q Awards were less than impressed by Jimmy Carr's particularly dark joke about the Oscar Pistorius trial.
Has Jimmy Carr gone too far with this Oscar Pistorius joke?
After this controversial Oscar Pistorius joke at last night's Q awards Jimmy Carr was met with a silent crowd...
"Star makes AWFUL joke about Oscar Pistorius trial:
Outrage after Jimmy Carr makes ill-judged Oscar Pistorius joke at Q ...
Star makes AWFUL joke about Oscar Pistorius trial:
Jimmy Carr's controversial Oscar Pistorius 'joke' goes too far at the Q Awards
Comedian Jimmy Carr shocks audience with Oscar Pistorius joke via - Irony lost on the DM once again!
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Jimmy has a Carr crash as Oscar Pistorius ‘joke’ goes down like a lead balloon via
Heidi Klum's legs are longer than Oscar Pistorius' sentence
Can we get Jodi Arias and Oscar Pistorius to share a cell? Conjugular visits, anyone?
Oscar Pistorius gets five years for killing Reeva Steenkamp *
JAIL NO GOOD O.Oscar Pistorius' jaile: Rife with AIDS, gangsters, stabbings and gang rape, Oscar Pistorius’s brutal new home - Kgosi Mampuru II prison – Indeed, the jail, where the pampered athlete is today beginning a five-year sentence for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, , is one of the most feared in South Africa. The concrete fortress in Pretoria, which became notorious as the main hanging site during the Apartheid era, houses 7,000 of the country’s most violent criminals. The vast majority of inmates are black and from impoverished backgrounds – and, unlike Pistorius, who relies on two prosthetic legs, very few are disabled. So, what exactly can Pistorius, a rich white man who became one of the wealthiest sports stars on earth following a privileged childhood, expect? MONEY TALKS: However, report says he is to be held in a specially prepared part of securely-guarded prison section with only six cells. If so, his only neighbour would be Czech fugitive Radovan Krejčíř.
My letter published in today's London Evening Standard... 'Yesterday in South Africa a man was sentenced by a Judge to serve a sentence that is predicted to amount to around 10 months in prison followed by Community Service. Was his crime a minor burglary or persistent shop-lifting? Nope. He killed a woman. Reeva Steenkamp was shot dead by her boyfriend Oscar Pistorius on Valentine's Day in 2013. Statistically speaking, Steenkamp was one of three women killed by an intimate partner on Valentine's Day in the country. According to a report (by Lydia Smith , International Business Times Sept 11 2014) the day after Reeva Steenkamp was killed, she was due to wear black in a "Black Friday" protest against South Africa's high number of rapes. The event was spurred by the gang rape and murder of a 17-year-old girl, who managed to identify her attacker, her ex-boyfriend, shortly before she died. In South Africa, a woman is killed by domestic violence on average every eight hours. The rate of women killed in South ...
There have been many appalling aspects to this Reeva Steenkamp/Oscar Pistorius tragedy... ...The fact that beauty is the antithesis of death; that a violent death is incomprehensible to normal, sensate people; that no amount of justice, or sorrow, or remorse, can rever...
PRETORIA, South Africa - Oscar Pistorius was sentenced Tuesday to five years in prison for killing Reeva Steenkamp by a South African judge who cited the "gross negligence" the runner showed when he shot his girlfriend multiple times through a toilet cubicle door in his home.
The parents of Reeva Steenkamp have told how they do not believe Oscar Pistorius's account of the night he shot their daughter dead but accept the judge's decision to clear him of her murder.
BREAKING NEWS!!! Olympian and great man Oscar Pistorius is sentenced to 5 years in prison as a result of brutally murdering his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp. I can sleep well at night knowing that a murdered is walking free at night.
While I'm on the media naming and shaming bandwagon today, I hope that Masipa and her assessors take a day to review the appallingly misleading and out-and-out false reporting of the Oscar Pistorius case from start to (please!) finish. Since it's what created the societal need for retribution in lieu of ubuntu and fed the misconception that Oscar murdered Reeva and knew she was behind the door, it's worth taking time before she ever again publicly embraces public opinion as a determinant. Or praises Gerrie Nel. Or absolves the NPA and SAPS and the media.
He is an amazing Prosecutor and did a wonderful job with Oscar Pistorius, he saw right thru him from day one and gave him exactly what he deserved. Unfortunately in my opinion the Justice system failed him. He is just man and is quite prepared to put the blame where it belongs, he is strong and believes in what he is doing. Just a great pity Oscar did not get what he deserves. ( and that was not due to the lack of trying. If it was me I would appeal the sentence, but then it won't help because all the relevant people have already been paid off. Put the Justice back into this society Gerry!!! they need people like you.
Oscar Pistorius gets 5 years but life w/o parole isn't good enough for Jodi Arias. Mind boggling.
So which is more outrageous today. Jodi Arias claiming mental illness as a mitigating factor OR Oscar Pistorius getting 5 years but arguing the prison is unsavory?
Oscar Pistorius Taken to Prison - Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius escorted by police at the Pretoria High Court...
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Oscar Pistorius gets 5 years in prison for killing girlfriend: PRETORIA, South Africa >> Oscar Pistorius was taken…
Oscar Pistorius's uncle Arnold Pistorius (C) and aunt Lois Pistorius (L) arrive at the North Gauteng High Court...
What will life be like for Oscar Pistorius in Pretoria’s brutal Kgosi Mampuru prison?
The Correctional Services department says no special measures will be taken to secure Oscar Pistorius's safety in prison
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Oscar Pistorius is just as bad as scott peterson . waiting for chris to @ me
notes the 5-year sentence for culpable homicide given to paralympian Oscar Pistorius by the North Gauteng High Court
Will Oscar Pistorius compete in the Olympics again?: Oscar Pistorius will not compete in the ...
Oscar Pistorius is jailed Sheffield United confirm their interest
Judge Thokozile Masipa should be promoted to a world court role. She has been spot on throughout Oscar Pistorius trial, and has got the verdict just right. Not too harsh, not too lenient. Just right. But I still prefer our jury system
With today's news regarding Oscar de la Renta and Oscar Pistorius, Sesame Street authorities have issued a Code Red for Oscar the Grouch.
Bar. Corner considers the sentence of 5 years imprisonment handed down to Oscar Pistorius mild looking at the crime he committed but against the backdrop of the torture he faced from the paparazzi all through the trial coupled with his physical disability, My Lady, Judge Thokozile Masipa would have return a non custodian sentence abeit it would have also sent a wrong signal to the society and the justice to the Reeva Steenkamp's family would have been betrayed by the very law that protects the society from killers. Indeed, the celebrity status of Oscar complicated the case for the Judge and here we are theorizing the best method to serve the three ways justice system. What a World!
Six time paralympic champion Oscar Pistorius was sentenced today for five years of the culpable homicide of his girl friend Reeva Steenkamp. The South Africa Judge Thokozile Masipa has decide appropriate five years sentence.
Judge Thokozile Masipa's judgement to Oscar Pistorius; He has been sentenced to 5 years inprisonment. For killing innocent beauty model.jaa
Oscar De La Renta dies at the age of 82. I know his dresses about to be an arm and a body. Oscar Pistorius (the African runner) was sentence to 5 years for killing his girlfriend..hum
Similarly between Oscar Pistorius and David Moyes??? Both got 5 years and were out in 10 months!
Speculation is mounting that the National Prosecuting Authority may appeal against Oscar Pistorius's five year prison sentence
Celebrity news doesn't interest me one bit at all. My beloved Jeremy Vine show on BBCR2 was ruined by Oscar Pistorius. I couldn't care less.
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Xolile Mngeni of Anni Dewani case - life sentence. Oscar Pistorius of Reeva Steenkamp case - 5 years.
I hope the lives of both Ched Evans and Oscar Pistorius are ruined, but the former shows us it probably won't be the case.
It's a sad day when innocent men like Ched Evans and Oscar Pistorius get put in jail for crimes they didn't commit
Tab on Daily Mail piece is "Oscar Pistorius sent to *** hole South Arfican jail for killing Reeva Steenkamp". Sies.
Oscar Pistorius got 5 years jail for killing a woman. Ched Evans got 5 years jail for shagging someone in a Travel Inn. Let that sink in
HELLO! world exclusive: Reeva Steenkamp's parents on Oscar Pistorius' prison sentence via
The family of slain model Reeva Steenkamp has welcomed the sentencing of her killer Oscar Pistorius to up to five years in jail.
But should Oscar Pistorius be allowed to play for Sheffield United when he comes out of prison?
BREAKING: Oscar Pistorius sentenced to five years for shooting and killing his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, on...
Oscar Pistorius gets 5 years in prison for girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp's death.
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Oscar Pistorius shouldn't be aloud to play for Sheffield United again after what he did to that bird in the Hotel in Rhyl, Scum
Oscar Pistorius sentenced for a 5 year imprisonment for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp .
Oscar Pistorius and Ched Evans got exactly the same prison sentences for their crimes. Just lol. When he leaves prison will everyone go nuts to say he should never run again? I doubt it.
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Reeva Steenkamp pictured as a fresh-faced law student before she met Oscar Pistorius
Oscar Pistorius could be considered for release after *10 months* of a five year sentence for killing Reeva Steenkamp. Chi…
Oscar Pistorius sentenced to five years but could be out in just 10 MONTHS
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Sheffield United new strike force for 2019. Ched Evans up top with Oscar Pistorius and Rolf Harris. Jack the Ripper in goal 😂
Judge Thokozile Masipa has sentenced Oscar Pistorius after being found guilty of homicide murder after after killing Reeva Steenkamp.
Ched Evans out after 2 years for rape. Oscar Pistorius could be out after 2 years for murder. What on earth has society co…
Today, Ched Evans will leave prison, after serving around half of his five-year sentence for rape. At the same time, in a court in South Africa, a judge is deciding what punishment Oscar Pistorius deserves, after shooting his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp dead. It's hard not to draw parallels between the two cases, and the way in which perfectly illustrate how our society values the lives of men over women.
[Daily Mail] . Oscar Pistorius was once an inspirational athlete who soared to worldwide fame... now he's a brok...
The state failed to get Oscar Pistorius convicted on Murder Charges Elaborate "Gerrie Nel really failed Reeva Steenkamp
Can't believe Oscar Pistorius received the same sentence as Ched Evans...
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Oscar Pistorius' sister has spoken of the family's love for Reeva Steenkamp, as the athlete prepares to learn whether he will go to prison for shooting dead his girlfriend. Live coverage on Sky News from 8am.
" Oscar Pistorius might be sentenced for only 5 years by the Supreme Court, but in real . he is already sentenced to Life, the minute he shot Reeva Steenkamp !!! ".
Ched Evans got 5 years for "rape" of drunk female. Oscar Pistorius gets 5 years for shooting his partner dead. Hm
The “ruined lives” of Oscar Pistorius and Ched Evans: why do men matter more than women?
Oscar Pistorius sentenced to 10 months jail for killing Reeva Steenkamp. I love liberalism, don't you?
Oscar Pistorius and Ched Evans get the same sentence for two very different crimes!!
South African athlete Oscar Pistorius is due back in court in Pretoria to hear his sentence for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
Judge Thokozile Masipa sentence Oscar Pistorius to 5 years for culpable homicide
South African Judge Thokozile Masipa sentences Oscar Pistorius to maximum five years in jail for killing his girlfriend.
Judge Thokozile Masipa has handed down her sentence in the Oscar Pistorius trial, sentencing the athlete to five...
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Judge Thokozile Masipa trending all over the world along side Oscar Pistorius.
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Oscar Trial: from Paralympian to prisoner Pretoria – Oscar Pistorius will on Tuesday begin serving the five-year prison sentence he has been given for shooting model Reeva Steenkamp. Before noon on Tuesday he became an inmate under the Department of Correctional Services, and was no longer a global sporting icon with prospects of immediately resuming his athletic career. Criminal law expert Ulrich Roux confirmed that this effectively means that Pistorius could be released within 10 months, after which time he would serve the remainder of his sentence under correctional supervision or house arrest. There were few shows of emotion in the North Gauteng High Court room where cameras captured the solemn faces of Steenkamp’s parents June and Barry, the Pistorius family and Pistorius himself. A short while later Pistorius was led away by officials so that he could be transferred to a correctional facility – widely reported to be the Kgosi Mampuru Prison in Pretoria, where he will be accommodated in the *** ...
1/2. Section of the Criminal Procedure Act under which Oscar Pistorius was sentenced allows him to apply for parole…
Oscar Pistorius holds the hands of family members after being sentenced at the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria
Oscar Pistorius, brother Carl Pistorius during sentencing hearing at the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria
5 years at Chikurubi for Oscar Pistorius wouldn't be bad. Sadly its SA Correctional Facility not a prison.
Oscar Pistorius sentenced to five years in jail | New Statesman
Oscar Pistorius arrives for sentencing this morning in Pretoria
Oscar Pistorius sentenced to 5 years in prison
Oscar Pistorius sentenced for shooting death of Reeva Steenkamp - Sydney Morning Herald
together with the nation is watching, with grave concern, the sentencing of Oscar Pistorius in the North Gauteng High Court today
LIVE coverage of the Oscar Pistorius sentence being handed down in the North Gauteng High Court. via
Run that past me again? Where does a radio journo get that Oscar Pistorius is one of "world's most recognized figures"? As a Blade Runner?
Oscar Pistorius is to FINALLY be sentenced today guys. Need to brush up on everything that's happened?. .
News updates Today marks the rulling and sentencing of the Blade Runner Oscar Pistorius in his murder trial. All eyes will be on Judge Masipa as she will be giving sentence to Oscar. Four suspects arrested in connection with the shooting of an ANC MP, Jackson Mthembu. Proteas win against the Black Caps (New Zealand) with 6 wickets after a fine all round performance by the boys.
Oscar Pistorius will be sentenced today. Here's what you need to know going in:
Oscar Pistorius sentencing: Blade Runner to finally learn his fate
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Roses are red, Violets are glorious, never creep up on Oscar Pistorius!
Oscar Pistorius and Ched Evans don't have 'ruined' lives - they are not the real victims.
Cant see me getting man of the match today. ..tbh after last night's session im a bit Oscar pistorius Cant see two feet in front of me
Oscar Pistorius trial: Athletes sole aim was to kill, court told - Sydney Morning Herald
Xolile Mgeni was denied medical parole because the Correctional Facility he was held at had the best medical facilities than what he could have had outside prison. He died in prison today. Oscar Pistorius can't be sent to jail, for South African Correctional Services has no facilities for a prisoner with no legs. This was argued in court last week. Facilities are best for a black prisoner with a brain tumor but there are no facilities, countrywide, for a white prisoner with no legs...
Xolile Mngeni may your soul rest in peace. Thou may not speak ill of the dead as I am tempted to go into reasons why ended up in jail. The point is that is done and dusted. You received punishment harsh or not. I shall let that to rest. I hope your death shall not be in vain. I sincerely hope that your death is timed well such that it exposes the inequality that is appalling within the Justice System in our own land. I hope your death does raise conscious in the Justice System that the poor are not afforded same opportunities. It is sad that you were not afforded the opportunity to be with your family at the time when you needed them most. No matter how conditions were at home. Speak of restoration and Ubuntu in the Justice System. Mercy is only for rich people, and that defies the whole purpose of the concept of Ubuntu and mercy, if class and race is the determining factor in this case. I still maintain that Judges then were not and today are not independent. How do you put someone in prison who ...
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if you're curious, and serious, at getting answers to this, I suggest you read this
Oscar Pistorius, superstar athlete, was back in court this week for his sentencing hearing, after a culpable homicide conviction. Journalist Mandy Wiener says his case reminds her of a favorite book.
The defense lawyer for Oscar Pistorius opened his final arguments at the athlete's sentencing hearing Friday for killing his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp.
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“Thank you . So pleased you wrote this. Hear hear! All this 'poor them' stuff is :-(
Prosecutor asks judge to send Oscar Pistorius to prison for at least 10 years in shooting death of girlfriend:
Ched Evans doesn't deserve sympathy for his 'ruined' life - he is not the real victim.
Zapiro cartoon on Three Murder Cases: Lady Justice in Trouble. The cases of Jub Jub, Oscar Pistorius and Shrien Dewani
If Oscar Pistorius gets off without a prison sentence I wonder if his legal team will be good enough to get Reeva Steenkamps family to pay for a new bathroom door?
Thank you . So pleased you wrote this.
The weeping Oscar Pistorius and a final question: Has it all been an act? You read it on bloggette fi…
New Valentine's Day card: "Roses are red, violets are glorious. Never. creep up on Oscar Pistorius."
The judge announces she will hand down the sentence for Oscar Pistorius next Tuesday, at 6:30pm AEDST
My goodness this is brilliant righteous fury. on Pistorious & Evans. Read it.
My favourite quote of the week."he just needs to get the *** out of our lives.He has insulted this nations intelligence and sense of decency enough. He killed one of us. He does not deserve to be one of us. {Ranjeni Mununusamy on Oscar Pistorius }
Inequality before the law: Oscar Pistorius vs. Ronnie Fakude
My cartoon opinion on the Oscar Pistorius Trial
If Oscar Pistorius does not get jail time it will show the level of corruption in South Africa. He commited murder an unforgivable crime and deserves to be punished
Here are some facts for you: Ched Evans was convicted of rape. Ched Evans is a rapist.
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While double-amputee murder accused Oscar Pistorius sobbed uncontrollably in the North Gauteng High Court three weeks ago, hundreds of kilometres away in the Bloemfontein Regional Court tears of joy and relief rolled down the cheeks of paraplegic fraud-accused Ronnie Fakude. Sitting in a donated whe…
What's up with the verdict and possible sentence? Why does it feel so wrong? http:/…
Oscar Pistorius will be sentenced on Tuesday. Live coverage on and at
Alan Dershowitz: Oscar Pistorius will get off easy. The world's most famous criminal lawyer weighs in on the...
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Alan Dershowitz: Oscar Pistorius will get off easy
.I don't know Oscar Pistorius personally, but he seems like a nice guy if you don't follow the news!
can always be counted on for a clear perspective. Sport is not separate to the world, after all
Defense: Pistorius could face 'gang rape' in prison
"Oscar Pistorius one of the very few men who can't kick down a door managed to kill the hottest woman on earth" 😂
“Oscar Pistorius got sentenced to ebola.” Dude, u crack me up!!!😝
Pity poor Oscar Pistorius and Ched Evans – their CVs ruined, for ever
If you missed this, quite amazing radio chat between hitman & Pistorius enemy Mikey Schultz and presenter X Gala:
Oscar Pistorius sentencing hearing ends, judge will announce punishment on ... - Washington Post (blog)
Gerrie Nel presented the state's closing arguments during sentencing proceedings for Oscar Pistorius today.
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Oscar Pistorius uses his disability on call and only when he needs to, Gerrie Nel said. This is very very unfair MY Lady!
"Oscar Pistorius must get minimum of 10 years" Gerrie Nel
Gerrie Nel tells the court that Oscar Pistorius must spend a minimum of ten years in jail for killing Reeva Steenkamp.
Prosecutor Gerrie Nel asks Judge to imprison Oscar Pistorius for ten years for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenk…
Oscar Pistorius must get atleast 10 years for killing Reeva Steenkamp, claims prosecution -
I can't believe they're saying Oscar Pistorius has "lost everything", no. No you haven't, Reeva Steenkamp has.
Prosecutor Gerrie Nel has called for a lengthy prison sentence to be handed to Oscar Pistorius at his hearing
"Oscar Pistorius has nothing left. He is a broken man.". He has his life, which is more than I can say for his victim, Ree…
Oscar Pistorius must be sent to prison for 'minimum of 10 years' for killing Reeva Steenkamp,
Oscar Pistorius should spend a decade in prison for shooting Reeva Steenkamp ... -
Oscar Pistorius is likely to receive community service only for killing Reeva Steenkamp.He can help me if he likes.B&Q Joburg, bathro...
The negligence borders on intent - Gerrie Nel on Oscar Pistorius crime. Tuesday's sentence announcement looks to be a world stopper.
Fate of Oscar Pistorius now in hands of judge in killing of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp
Prosecution calls for jail for Pistorius: State Prosecutor Gerrie Nel has called for Oscar Pistorius to receiv...
Prosecutor wants 10 years in prison for Pistorius The chief prosecutor in the Oscar Pistorius trial urged the judge http…
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Prosecutor wants 10 years in jail for Pistorius - At the end of Oscar Pistorius' sentencing hearing, the chief...
South African Olympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius arrives to the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria Oct 17, 2014.
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Oscar Pistorius was convicted of culpable homicide over the shooting of Reeva Steenkamp in Septem
"Oscar Pistorius offered $34,000 to the family of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp after he killed her."
Oscar Pistorius has to pay for killing Reeva Steenkamp, her cousin says.
Reeva Steenkamp’s parents have rejected an offer of £21,000 from the Paralympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius
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