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  • Oscar Pistorius's father accuses South African government of failing to protect white people

    03/05/2013 6:33:19 AM PST · by Tailgunner Joe · 26 replies
    dailymail.co.uk ^ | March 5, 2013 | Jill Reilly
    Oscar Pistorius' father Henke has been accused of racism after blaming South Africa's ANC government for failing to tackle crime against white people. .... 'It speaks to the ANC government, look at white crime levels, why protection is so poor in this country, it's an aspect of our society,' Henke Pistorius said. 'You can't rely on the police, not because they are inefficient always but because crime is so rife,' he told the Sunday Telegraph. But the 26-year-old has quickly 'distanced' himself from his father's comments . The Olympic athlete's uncle Arnold who is acting a spokesperson for the family...
  • Oscar Pistorious Jokes (and so it starts.....)

    02/25/2013 12:19:44 PM PST · by llevrok · 18 replies
    eMail | 2/25/2013
    Pistorius said he wanted to be just like able bodied athletes, who knew he meant OJ Simpson? Absolutely shocking news from South Africa ... White man arrested for murder. Just because he has no legs doesn't mean he's unarmed. Oscar pistorius's legal defense- he hasn't got a leg to stand on. New evidence has been found outside the Pistorious home that completely acquits him of his girlfriend's murder. Footprints. It must have been dark when Oscar Pitorius shot his girlfriend ... He said he couldn't see two feet in front of him. Shame about Oscar Pistorius ... the man had...
  • SAfrica: judge in Pistorius case suffers loss

    02/26/2013 8:26:23 AM PST · by Former Fetus · 6 replies
    Yahoo! Sports ^ | 2/26/2013 | CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA
    Last week, the judge who granted bail to Oscar Pistorius was in the international spotlight, presiding over dramatic hearings in a courtroom as the Olympic athlete sat in the dock charged with murdering his girlfriend. This week, the judge is in private mourning. Desmond Nair, chief magistrate of the Pretoria Magistrate's Court, confirmed Tuesday that he is related to a woman suspected of killing her two children and committing suicide on the weekend. The revelation was the latest twist in the saga of Pistorius and prominent figures linked to the case against the double-amputee athlete, who faces a charge of...
  • Oscar Pistorius 'shoots' girlfriend: Reeva Steenkamp tweeted Valentine's Day

    02/14/2013 4:18:31 AM PST · by Perdogg · 10 replies
    Hours before the most romantic day of the year, Oscar Pistorius' model girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp tweeted: "What do you have up your sleeve for your love tomorrow??? #getexcited #ValentinesDay". Her excitement for the big day was palpable on her Twitter feed. Replying to one response she tweeted: "That sounds amazing! Wow that's what it's all about! It should be a day of love for everyone :) may it be blessed!"
  • 'Blade Runner' Pistorius charged with murder after girlfriend shot to death in home

    02/14/2013 7:01:04 AM PST · by South40 · 15 replies
    Fox News (AP) ^ | February 14, 2013
    Paralympic champion Oscar Pistorius, the double-amputee athlete who became famous as the 'Blade Runner' when he competed in the 2012 Olympic Games, has been charged with the murder of his girlfriend after model Reeva Steenkamp was shot inside his South African home. Steenkamp, a model who spoke out on Twitter against rape and abuse of women, was shot four times in the predawn hours in the home, in a gated community in the capital, Pretoria, police said.
  • Oscar Pistorius Arrested after Killing Girlfriend [V-DAY SHOCKER]

    02/14/2013 12:20:01 AM PST · by Berlin_Freeper · 14 replies
    IndiaTimes ^ | February 14, 2013 | AFP
    Johannesburg: South Africa's Paralympic gold medallist Oscar Pistorius has been arrested after shooting dead his girlfriend having mistaken her for an intruder, media reported today. According to the Beeld newspaper, Pistorius was arrested early Thursday following the shooting. Police could not immediately confirm the report. The athlete know as the "Blade Runner" made history in 2012 when he became the first amputee to compete in the Olympics. He won gold in the 4x400m relay at the Paralympic Games. He had both legs amputated below the knee before he was aged one, because of a congenital condition, and runs on carbon...