Judge Masipa

Oscar’s sister ‘grateful’ after sentencing

The sister of South African Paralympic star Oscar Pistorius, who was sent back to jail for six years on Wednesday in what many viewed as a lenient sentence for murdering his girlfriend, said on Sunday that she was “grateful” to the judge. Judge Thokozile Masipa has been criticised by women’s[…]

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Sit down, Twitter warriors: Judge Masipa is fine!

Sit down, Twitter warriors: Judge Thokozile Masipa was not petrol bombed. An article doing the rounds on social media has claimed that Judge Masipa, who presided over the trial and sentencing of Oscar Pistorius, was petrol bombed on her way home on Wednesday. But police and ER24 say they have[…]

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Judge Masipa grilled over her Oscar Pistorius ruling

The handling of the Oscar Pistorius trial took centre stage during the Judicial Service Commission interviews on Monday night, City Press reported. In the spotlight was North Gauteng High Court Judge Thokozile Masipa, who was being interviewed for the position of judge president of the soon-to-be launched Limpopo Division of[…]

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Condemnation for attack on Masipa

Several legal organisations on Monday said they were concerned by the threats and personal attacks directed at Judge Thokozile Masipa who presided over the trial of paralympian, Oscar Pistorius. The Legal Resources Centre, Section27, and the Centre for Child Law said the wave of criticism directed at Masipa personally in[…]

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