Africa

Drama, Tears as Oscar Pistorius Testifies at Murder Triali
X
Anita Powell
April 11, 2014 3:48 PM
South African Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius concluded a grueling week on the witness stand on Friday at his murder trial. He is the star witness for the defense, and his testimony has been packed with emotion, tears, raised voices and pitched arguments with a prosecutor who is determined to prove that he intended to kill his girlfriend when he shot four times through a locked bathroom door. VOA's Anita Powell was in the courtroom in Pretoria, and brings us this report.

Drama, Tears as Oscar Pistorius Testifies at Murder Trial

Anita Powell

Published April 11, 2014

South African Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius concluded a grueling week on the witness stand on Friday at his murder trial. He is the star witness for the defense, and his testimony has been packed with emotion, tears, raised voices and pitched arguments with a prosecutor who is determined to prove that he intended to kill his girlfriend when he shot four times through a locked bathroom door. VOA's Anita Powell was in the courtroom in Pretoria, and brings us this report.


You May Like

EU Court Fines Poland for Hosting CIA 'Black Sites'

Ruling is first time a court has acknowledged suspects were held and tortured at the sites, under US program launched following the 9/11 terrorist attacks More

Migrant Issues Close to Home Spur Groups to Take Action

Groups placing water, food in the desert, or aiding detainees after release, have one common goal: no more deaths of migrants crossing illegally into the US More

Video At AIDS Conference, Prevention Pill Stirs Excitement

Truveda shows promise, spurring debate over access and other approaches More

This forum has been closed.
Comments
     
There are no comments in this forum. Be first and add one