Oscar Pistorius’s family say the South African athlete’s rights are being “undermined” by delays in deciding whether he should be released from jail and moved to house arrest.
Update at 7.30pm:The independent review board also said Pistorius should be "subjected to psychotherapy'' as part of his parole conditions, even if it is decided that he can be released early, the corrections department said in a statement.
Oscar Pistorius’s case will be heard by South Africa’s Supreme Court of Appeal on November 3, when prosecutors will again press for a murder conviction against the double-amputee athlete.
Oscar Pistorius will have to spend at least another three weeks in jail after it was announced his parole board review will take place on September 18.
South Africa’s Department of Justice says it is putting Oscar Pistorius’s release from prison on hold until his case is reviewed again by a parole board.
The head of South Africa’s Department of Justice could “intervene” to prevent Oscar Pistorius’s early release from prison.
Prosecutors pushing for a murder conviction against Oscar Pistorius have filed papers at South Africa’s Supreme Court of Appeal.
Prosecutors in South Africa will appeal against Oscar Pistorius’s acquittal on a murder charge for shooting girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp in November, Supreme Court of Appeal announced today.
Oscar Pistorius’ lawyers have failed in their attempt to stop prosecutors appealing over the double-amputee athlete’s conviction for negligent killing.
The mother of the South African woman killed by Oscar Pistorius has said she has no interest in an upcoming appeal.
Oscar Pistorius will challenge an appeal against his negligent killing conviction.
A South African judge has ruled that prosecutors can appeal the acquittal on murder charges of Oscar Pistorius, who was convicted of culpable homicide over the death of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
A South African judge says she will respond to the prosecution’s appeal of the Oscar Pistorius verdict on Wednesday.
A South African prosecutor is arguing in court for an appeal in the case against Oscar Pistorius, who was acquitted of murder over the death of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp.
Lawyers for Oscar Pistorius have filed court papers opposing a prosecution move to appeal the verdict and sentence in his murder trial.
An application to appeal against Oscar Pistorius’ manslaughter conviction and five-year prison sentence will be heard in a South African court on December 9, prosecutors say.
South African prosecutors will appeal against the verdict and sentencing of Oscar Pistorius, who was handed a five-year prison term after being convicted of culpable homicide for shooting dead girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
The mother of the model shot dead by Oscar Pistorius has written about how she felt when the Blade Runner apologised in court - an apology she was "unmoved" by and which she said put her in "an awkward position".
Oscar Pistorius’ agent is seeking a meeting with the double-amputee athlete in prison in the next few days to discuss his running future.
The mother of the model shot dead by Oscar Pistorius has said she does “not feel that justice has been done” – but insisted she accepts the sentence imposed by the judge.
Oscar Pistorius will be ineligible to compete during his five-year prison sentence, the International Paralympic Committee has said.
Reeva Steenkamp's mother has said she feels justice has been served after Oscar Pistorius was sentenced to five years in jail for killing her daughter.
Oscar Pistorius has been jailed for five years for shooting his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp dead on Valentine’s Day last year.
Oscar Pistorius has been sentenced to five years in jail for the negligent killing of Reeva Steenkamp.
Oscar Pistorius has arrived at a South African courthouse to hear his sentence for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
The family of Oscar Pistorius say they will stand by the decorated Paralympian when he arrives in Pretoria for sentencing today for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
The bullets fired by Oscar Pistorius from his powerful handgun "ripped" through Reeva Steenkamp's body, the chief prosecutor said at the athlete's sentencing hearing today.
Reeva Steenkamp’s cousin has told Oscar Pistorius’ sentencing hearing that the athlete must “pay for what he’s done” and that she did not believe the sincerity of his courtroom apology to the family of the woman he killed.
A cousin of Reeva Steenkamp is testifying for the prosecution at Oscar Pistorius' sentencing hearing.
The parents of Reeva Steenkamp say they will not pursue a civil claim against Oscar Pistorius for killing their daughter.
Prosecutors are expected to start calling witnesses at Oscar Pistorius' sentencing hearing this morning.
Oscar Pistorius is being portrayed as a "poor victim" ahead of his sentencing for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, a prosecutor has said.
Oscar Pistorius is a “broken man” after killing his girlfriend because he lost the woman he loved as well as his reputation, friends, income and sense of self-worth, a psychologist has told his sentencing hearing.
A psychologist is testifying at a sentencing hearing for Oscar Pistorius, who was convicted last month of culpable homicide for shooting girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
Athlete Oscar Pistorius is due to return to court today as sentencing begins following his conviction for killing his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp.
Oscar Pistorius is free to compete for South Africa again – as long as his running does not go against the ruling of a judge.
The judge in Oscar Pistorius’ trial said today that he cannot be found guilty of murder but that he was negligent in the killing of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
Oscar Pistorius will have to wait until tomorrow to learn if he is to be fully cleared over the death of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
An emotional Oscar Pistorius broke down in tears today as he was found not guilty of the second-degree murder of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp by a judge in South Africa.
The judge in the Oscar Pistorius trial has rejected the charge of premeditated murder against the athlete.
More than 18 months after he shot dead his model girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp at his luxury home on Valentine's Day 2013, Oscar Pistorius will finally learn his fate as a judge delivers her verdict in one of the most closely followed trials of recent times.
The judge in the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius has announced she will deliver her verdict on September 11.
The chief defence lawyer for Oscar Pistorius is delivering final arguments in his murder trial, alleging the athlete thought he was in danger when he killed girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
Oscar Pistorius was an “appalling witness” who repeatedly lied in his testimony in a crude attempt to defend himself against a murder charge over killing his girlfriend, the chief prosecutor at his trial has said.
Final arguments have begun in the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius, the athlete who fatally shot his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, through a toilet cubicle door in his South African home.
The final stage of the Oscar Pistorius murder trial will begin this morning.
Oscar Pistorius recently visited a nightclub in South Africa with a cousin and was accosted by a man who aggressively questioned him about his murder trial, the double-amputee runner’s family have said.
The chief defence lawyer in the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius says he has closed his case.
The family of Oscar Pistorius has accused an Australian TV channel of illegally obtaining video footage which shows the athlete moving quickly without his prosthetic legs.
Oscar Pistorius is a “paradox” whose past triumphs as a sprinter contrasted with the daily, severe limitations he endured because of his disability, a physician has told the athlete’s murder trial.
Oscar Pistorius is severely traumatised after killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp and will become an increasing suicide risk unless he continues to get mental health care, the judge overseeing his murder trial has heard.
The murder trial of Oscar Pistorius is focusing on the screams that neighbours say they heard on the night the athlete killed his girlfriend.
Experts have decided Oscar Pistorius was not suffering from a mental health problem when he killed his girlfriend.
The Oscar Pistorius trial will resume this morning after the athlete underwent a month-long mental health evaluation.
Oscar Pistorius has arrived at a government psychiatric hospital to begin the period of mental evaluation as ordered by the judge at his murder trial.
Oscar Pistorius will start a period of psychiatric evaluation at a state institution next Monday, a South African judge has ruled.
The judge overseeing the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius has ordered the athlete to undergo psychiatric tests, meaning the trial proceedings will be delayed.
A psychiatrist called by Oscar Pistorius’ defence team at his murder trial has told the court that she believes the double-amputee athlete has an “anxiety disorder”.
A ballistics expert has told the Oscar Pistorius murder trial that his analysis of the scene where the Olympic athlete shot Reeva Steenkamp differs from the reconstruction of the shooting by police investigators.
A social worker and probation officer who visited Oscar Pistorius in a police cell the day after he shot dead Reeva Steenkamp has given evidence at the athlete’s murder trial.