A South Africa court resentenced Pistorius to over 13 years in prison for the 2013 murder of his girlfriend.
It’s another reminder of who legal systems are built to protect.
"In my opinion his current condition warrants hospitalization," the psychologist said of the former Paralympian who was convicted of murder.
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.
This is the first time Steenkamp's parents have spoken out against the court's verdict.
Judge Masipa's decision to rule out murder was criticized by legal professionals and the Women's League of the African National
It would be comforting to think that life and death decisions are made more deliberately than traffic navigation, but this is not the case. Indeed, they are often at least as rushed and impulsive, with emotions running overwhelmingly high.
The parents of Reeva Steenkamp were satisfied with the five-year prison sentence received by Oscar Pistorius, according to
Oscar Pistorius was sentenced in South Africa today to five years in prison for the 2013 shooting death of his then-girlfriend, model Reeva Steenkamp.
Prosecutors had called for a minimum of 10 years in prison, while attorneys for Pistorius suggested a lighter sentence combining