Africa

Pistorius trial: Week one round-up

  • 7 March 2014
  • From the section Africa

The trial of Oscar Pistorius started in Pretoria on Monday 3 March. The South African athlete is accused of murdering his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, in February 2013.

Here is how our reporters covered the big moments, via tweets and video reports, in the first week of the trial.

Day one - Monday 3 March

Oscar Pistorius arrives for the opening day of his murder trial
Reeva Steenkamp's family look on as Oscar Pistorius arrives for the opening day of his murder trial
Tweet by the BBC's Andrew Harding
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Tweet by the BBC's Kate Forbes
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Tweet by the BBC's Nomsa Maseko
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Tweet by the BBC's Andrew Harding
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Tweet by the BBC's Andrew Harding
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Tweet by the BBC's Andrew Harding
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Tweet by the BBC's Milton Nkosi
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Tweet by the BBC's Milton Nkosi
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Tweet by the BBC's Nomsa Maseko
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Tweet by the BBC's Andrew Harding
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Tweet by the BBC's Andrew Harding
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Tweet by the BBC's Karin Giannone
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Day two - Tuesday 4 March

Oscar Pistorius sits in the dock with his head in his hands on day two of his trial
Oscar Pistorius sits in the dock with his head in his hands on day two of his trial
Tweet by the BBC's Andrew Harding
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Tweet by the BBC's Andrew Harding
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Tweet by the BBC's Andrew Harding
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Tweet by the BBC's Andrew Harding
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Tweet by the BBC's Andrew Harding
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Tweet by the BBC's Nomsa Maseko
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Tweet by the BBC's Nomsa Maseko
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Tweet by the BBC's Kate Forbes
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Tweet by the BBC's Kate Forbes
Tweet by the BBC's Kate Forbes
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Tweet by the BBC's Karin Giannone
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Day three - Wednesday 5 March

Oscar Pistorius arrives at the court in Pretoria for the third day of his trial
Oscar Pistorius arrives at the court in Pretoria for the third day of his trial
Tweet by the BBC's Andrew Harding
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Tweet by the BBC's Andrew Harding
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Tweet by the BBC's Andrew Harding
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Tweet by the BBC's Andrew Harding
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Tweet by the BBC's Kate Forbes
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Tweet by the BBC's Andrew Harding
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Tweet by the BBC's Andrew Harding
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Tweet by the BBC's Andrew Harding
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Tweet by the BBC's Andrew Harding
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Tweet by the BBC's Andrew Harding
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Tweet by the BBC's Andrew Harding
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Tweet by the BBC's Kate Forbes
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Tweet by the BBC's Kate Forbes
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Tweet by the BBC's Kate Forbes
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Day four - Thursday 6 March

Oscar Pistorius reacts to part of the evidence on the fourth day of his trial
Oscar Pistorius reacts to part of the evidence on the fourth day of his trial
Tweet by the BBC's Andrew Harding
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Tweet by the BBC's Kate Forbes
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Tweet by the BBC's Kate Forbes
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Tweet by the BBC's Kate Forbes
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Tweet by the BBC's Andrew Harding
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Tweet by the BBC's Andrew Harding
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Tweet by the BBC's Andrew Harding
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Tweet by the BBC's Kate Forbes
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Tweet by the BBC's Nomsa Maseko
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Tweet by the BBC's Nomsa Maseko
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Tweet by the BBC's Andrew Harding
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Tweet by the BBC's Andrew Harding
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Tweet by the BBC's Andrew Harding
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Tweet by the BBC's Andrew Harding
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Day five - Friday 7 March

Oscar Pistorius speaks quietly with his uncle Arnold on day five of his trial
Oscar Pistorius speaks quietly with his uncle Arnold on day five of his trial
Tweet by the BBC's Andrew Harding
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Tweet by the BBC's Andrew Harding
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Tweet by the BBC's Kate Forbes
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Tweet by the BBC's Kate Forbes
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Tweet by the BBC's Andrew Harding
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Tweet by the BBC's Andrew Harding
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Tweet by the BBC's Kate Forbes
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Tweet by the BBC's Andrew Harding
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Tweet by the BBC's Andrew Harding
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Tweet by the BBC's Nomsa Maseko
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Tweet by the BBC's Karin Giannone
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Tweet by the BBC's Andrew Harding
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Tweet by the BBC's Nomsa Maseko
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Tweet by the BBC's Kate Forbes
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Tweet by the BBC's Nomsa Maseko
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Tweet by the BBC's Andrew Harding
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Tweet by the BBC's Nomsa Maseko
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Tweet by the BBC's Milton Nkosi
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Tweet by the BBC's Andrew Harding
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Tweet by the BBC's Andrew Harding