Oscar Pistorius murder trial 'Finding why Oscar Pistorius behaved as he did, and working to prevent others doing likewise, would be the most useful outcome of his crime. That is unlikely to happen in a prison.' Photograph: Herman Verwey/Pool/EPA

Oscar Pistorius should not be going to jail

Oscar Pistorius should not be going to jail Pistorius’s life is ruined. - No one will be deterred by his sentence. Imprisonment is a brutal response that achieves nothing in such cases {Prepare to be pissed off by this article ladies}

The blonde ambition of Oscar's dad - Times LIVE

The blonde ambition of Oscar's dad - Times LIVE

South African Paralympian Oscar Pistorius is set to be released from prison on August 21 having served just 10 months for culpable homicide in the killing of his model girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. The Olympic and Paralympic track star is currently serving a five year prison sentence after being convicted in October following a seven-month trial. Rumours of his impending release on parole emerged through a family member this morning and were later confirmed by Zach Modise, the commissioner of…

Oscar Pistorius to be released from prison after just 10 months

Oscar infographic update

After dismissing charges of murder, and two lesser charges involving firearms and ammunition, Pistorius was found to be negligent on the night of the shooting, and therefore guilty of culpable homicide.

Oscar infographic update

After dismissing charges of murder, and two lesser charges involving firearms and ammunition, Pistorius was found to be negligent on the night of the shooting, and therefore guilty of culpable homicide.

Guilty or not? Appeal or Prison?

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Guilty or Not Guilty? From appeal to prison - what can Pistorius expect?

Oscar upgraded from category B prisoner to category A - allowed more privileges like radio, watch and more money etc.

Oscar upgraded from category B prisoner to category A - allowed more privileges like radio, watch and more money etc.

Henke Pistorius and Oscar = father and son

The father of Oscar Pistorius, the paralympian who shot his girlfriend dead on St Valentine's Day, has blamed the high number of South Africans who carry guns on the failure of the ANC government to bring down violent crime.

Anniversary of mom's death

Anniversary of mom's death

#SkyNewsTonight poll: What sentence do you think Oscar Pistorius should receive? Tweet us a hashtag from this image:

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#SkyNewsTonight poll: What sentence do you think Oscar Pistorius should receive? Tweet us a hashtag from this image:

oscar-pistorius-trialpng  Suzanne Brenner covers the Oscar Trial ....

oscar-pistorius-trialpng Suzanne Brenner covers the Oscar Trial .

Oscar Pistorius Pistorius, known also as the Blade Runner (because of his prosthetic legs),  has been convicted of culpable homicide for causing the death of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp in the early hours of last Valentine’s Day, 14 February 2013. Judge Masipa also found him guilty of the illegal discharge of a weapon in a public place. - See more at: http://www.sapeople.com/2014/10/13/follow-oscar-pistorius-trial-sentencing-live-935/#sthash.hxr7s0lP.dpuf

Oscar Pistorius Pistorius, known also as the Blade Runner (because of his prosthetic legs), has been convicted of culpable homicide for causing the death of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp in the early hours of last Valentine’s Day, 14 February 2013. Judge Masipa also found him guilty of the illegal discharge of a weapon in a public place. - See more at: http://www.sapeople.com/2014/10/13/follow-oscar-pistorius-trial-sentencing-live-935/#sthash.hxr7s0lP.dpuf

[MOST READ] #OscarTrial: 'Pistorius is not a threat to society' http://dlvr.it/7C2YrL

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[MOST READ] #OscarTrial: 'Pistorius is not a threat to society' http://dlvr.it/7C2YrL

Judge Thokozile Masipa delivers her judgement in the Oscar Pistorius murder trial. (Phill Magakoe/Independent Newspapers/Pool)

Lawyers and legal academics expressed surprise at the dismissal of premeditated murder charges against Oscar Pistorius, with critics saying Judge Thokozile Masipa has been too lenient.

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Judge Thokozile Masipa reads her verdict as Oscar Pistorius (unseen) sits in the dock during his mur.

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