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  • South African Olympic and Paralympic sprinter Pistorius is led to a prison van after his sentencing in Pretoria
    Pistorius parole review set for September - S.African TV Reuters - Thu, 27 Aug, 2015

    South Africa's parole review board will meet on Sept. 18 to decide if Oscar Pistorius can be released early from prison, after being sentenced for killing his girlfriend, … More »Pistorius parole review set for September - S.African TV

    South African Olympic and Paralympic sprinter Pistorius is led to a prison van after his sentencing in Pretoria

    South Africa's parole review board will meet on Sept. 18 to decide if Oscar Pistorius can be released early from prison, after being sentenced for killing his girlfriend, ENCA television reported on Thursday. The Justice Ministry and Pistorius' spokeswoman could not be reached immediately for comment. Pistorius was found …

  • South African Olympic and Paralympic sprinter Pistorius is led to a prison van after his sentencing in Pretoria
    Pistorius parole review set for September: South African TV Reuters - Thu, 27 Aug, 2015

    South Africa's parole review board will meet on Sept. 18 to decide if Oscar Pistorius can be released early from prison, after being sentenced for killing his girlfriend, … More »Pistorius parole review set for September: South African TV

    South African Olympic and Paralympic sprinter Pistorius is led to a prison van after his sentencing in Pretoria

    South Africa's parole review board will meet on Sept. 18 to decide if Oscar Pistorius can be released early from prison, after being sentenced for killing his girlfriend, ENCA television reported on Thursday. The Justice Ministry and Pistorius' spokeswoman could not be reached immediately for comment. Pistorius was found …

  • South African Olympic and Paralympic track star Pistorius is led to holding cells after he was sentenced at the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria
    Pistorius killed our daughter deliberately - Steenkamps Reuters - Mon, 24 Aug, 2015

    Oscar Pistorius shot dead his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp deliberately, her parents said, ahead of an appeal hearing in which prosecutors are seeking to overturn a South … More »Pistorius killed our daughter deliberately - Steenkamps

    South African Olympic and Paralympic track star Pistorius is led to holding cells after he was sentenced at the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria

    Oscar Pistorius shot dead his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp deliberately, her parents said, ahead of an appeal hearing in which prosecutors are seeking to overturn a South African court ruling that the athlete was not guilty of murder. It was the first time Steenkamp's parents have spoken out against the court's verdict. …

  • June Steenkamp, Reeva Steenkamp's mother, speaks during a press conference in Johannesburg, in March 2015
    Steenkamps adamant Pistorius deliberately killed their daughter AFP - Mon, 24 Aug, 2015

    Reeva Steenkamp's devastated parents remain adamant Oscar Pistorius deliberately killed their daughter, telling Australian television their life has been ruined and they … More »Steenkamps adamant Pistorius deliberately killed their daughter

    June Steenkamp, Reeva Steenkamp's mother, speaks during a press conference in Johannesburg, in March 2015

    Reeva Steenkamp's devastated parents remain adamant Oscar Pistorius deliberately killed their daughter, telling Australian television their life has been ruined and they are not ready to talk to the Paralympian. The 28-year-old athlete was due to be released last week after serving only 10 months in prison for killing …

  • FILE - In this Sunday, Aug. 5, 2014 file photo South Africa's Oscar Pistorius starts in the men's 400-meter semifinal during the athletics in the Olympic Stadium at the 2012 Summer Olympics, London. Pistorius Pistroius is to released into house arrest Friday after spending 10 months of a five-year sentence for the killing of his girlfriend Reeve Steenkamp in 2013. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus, File)
    Legality of Oscar Pistorius' release clouded by public outcry, maybe political pressure The Canadian Press - Sat, 22 Aug, 2015

    Messages on the Twitter page of South Africa's ruling party, the African National Congress, demand that "convicted murderer" Oscar Pistorius be denied early release from … More »Legality of Oscar Pistorius' release clouded by public outcry, maybe political pressure

    FILE - In this Sunday, Aug. 5, 2014 file photo South Africa's Oscar Pistorius starts in the men's 400-meter semifinal during the athletics in the Olympic Stadium at the 2012 Summer Olympics, London. Pistorius Pistroius is to released into house arrest Friday after spending 10 months of a five-year sentence for the killing of his girlfriend Reeve Steenkamp in 2013. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus, File)

    Messages on the Twitter page of South Africa's ruling party, the African National Congress, demand that "convicted murderer" Oscar Pistorius be denied early release from jail. As well as being wrong — Pistorius was convicted of manslaughter, not murder in Reeva Steenkamp's killing — they show the public outcry and political …

  • El corredor sudafricano Oscar Pistorius corre en los 400 metros de los Juegos Olímpicos de Londres el 5 de agosto de 2014. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus, File)
    Decision to move Oscar Pistorius from prison to house arrest may take up to 4 months The Canadian Press - Thu, 20 Aug, 2015

    A review board has up to four months to decide whether and when Oscar Pistorius will be released from prison into house arrest, a spokesman for South Africa's justice … More »Decision to move Oscar Pistorius from prison to house arrest may take up to 4 months

    El corredor sudafricano Oscar Pistorius corre en los 400 metros de los Juegos Olímpicos de Londres el 5 de agosto de 2014. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus, File)

    A review board has up to four months to decide whether and when Oscar Pistorius will be released from prison into house arrest, a spokesman for South Africa's justice ministry said on Thursday. Two days before he was due to leave prison, Pistorius' early release was put on hold Wednesday by South Africa's justice department, …

  • Pistorius Parole Ruling 'Could Take Months'
    Pistorius Parole Ruling 'Could Take Months' Sky News - Thu, 20 Aug, 2015

    A decision over when Paralympian gold medalist Oscar Pistorius could be released from prison may take months, South Africa's justice ministry has said. Pistorius was … More »Pistorius Parole Ruling 'Could Take Months'

    Pistorius Parole Ruling 'Could Take Months'

    A decision over when Paralympian gold medalist Oscar Pistorius could be released from prison may take months, South Africa's justice ministry has said. Pistorius was due to be released on Friday but justice minister Michael Masutha blocked the move when he decided the date was "premature". The 28-year-old was jailed last …

  • South African Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius arrives at the High Court in Pretoria on October 21, 2014
    Steenkamp family hails move to block Pistorius release AFP - Thu, 20 Aug, 2015

    The family of Reeva Steenkamp has welcomed the South Africa's surprise decision to block the release of Paralympian Oscar Pistorius, who is serving a five-year prison … More »Steenkamp family hails move to block Pistorius release

    South African Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius arrives at the High Court in Pretoria on October 21, 2014

    The family of Reeva Steenkamp has welcomed the South Africa's surprise decision to block the release of Paralympian Oscar Pistorius, who is serving a five-year prison sentence for her murder. Jacqui Mofokeng, a member of a women's advocacy group, said Thursday that Steenkamp's mother June told her it was the "best day …

  • South African Olympic and Paralympic sprinter Pistorius is escorted to a police van after his sentencing at the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria
    Pistorius parole ruling could take four months - South African government Reuters - Thu, 20 Aug, 2015

    By Wendell Roelf CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - South Africa's parole review board has up to four months to conclude its decision on when Oscar Pistorius can be released from … More »Pistorius parole ruling could take four months - South African government

    South African Olympic and Paralympic sprinter Pistorius is escorted to a police van after his sentencing at the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria

    By Wendell Roelf CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - South Africa's parole review board has up to four months to conclude its decision on when Oscar Pistorius can be released from prison, a Justice Ministry spokesman said on Thursday. Paralympic gold medallist Pistorius, 28, was due to be released into house arrest on Friday after …

  • South African Olympic and Paralympic sprinter Pistorius is escorted to a police van after his sentencing at the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria
    Pistorius parole ruling could take four months: S.Africa govt Reuters - Thu, 20 Aug, 2015

    CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - South Africa's parole review board has up to four months to conclude its decision on when Oscar Pistorius can be released from prison, Justice … More »Pistorius parole ruling could take four months: S.Africa govt

    South African Olympic and Paralympic sprinter Pistorius is escorted to a police van after his sentencing at the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria

    CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - South Africa's parole review board has up to four months to conclude its decision on when Oscar Pistorius can be released from prison, Justice Ministry spokesman Mthunzi Mhaga told Reuters on Thursday. Paralympic gold medallist Pistorius, 28, was due to be released into house arrest on Friday after …

  • FILE - In this Sunday, Aug. 5, 2014 file photo South Africa's Oscar Pistorius starts in the men's 400-meter semifinal during the athletics in the Olympic Stadium at the 2012 Summer Olympics, London. Pistorius Pistroius is to released into house arrest Friday after spending 10 months of a five-year sentence for the killing of his girlfriend Reeve Steenkamp in 2013. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus, File)

    Two days before he was due to leave prison, Oscar Pistorius' early release was suddenly put on hold Wednesday by South Africa's Department of Justice, which sent his case back to a parole board. It was unclear when the board would be able to meet again, justice department spokesman Mthunzi Mhaga said, but it was unlikely …

  • Oscar Pistorius Release Date Delayed Sky News - Wed, 19 Aug, 2015
    Oscar Pistorius Release Date Delayed

    Paralympian Oscar Pistorius will not leave jail on Friday as planned after South Africa's justice minister asked for a review of the decision to release him. Pistorius was given a five-year jail term 10 months ago for the killing of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine's Day in 2013. He was due to be released this …