Former Olympic sprinter and Paralympian is serving a sentence for the murder of his girlfriend.
A South Africa court resentenced Pistorius to over 13 years in prison for the 2013 murder of his girlfriend.
The athlete was originally convicted of manslaughter and sentenced to five years in jail.
He had been given six years in prison for the murder of Reeva Steenkamp.
It’s another reminder of who legal systems are built to protect.
The prescribed minimum jail term is 15 years.
Oscar Pistorius shuffled without his prosthetic legs through a Pretoria court on Wednesday to demonstrate how vulnerable
"In my opinion his current condition warrants hospitalization," the psychologist said of the former Paralympian who was convicted of murder.
The South African Supreme Court of Appeal's unanimous decision to find Oscar Pistorius guilty of murder by overturning a lower court's verdict of culpable homicide has important implications for the country's judicial system.
The state's successful appeal against the verdict in the Oscar Pistorius case brings the quality of work done by South African high court judges back under public scrutiny.
The Paralympian was convicted of killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine's Day in 2013.