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Oscar Pistorius trial: Week three round-up

  • 20 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. You can follow the coverage next week via our correspondents in Pretoria on Twitter here.

Day 11 - Monday 17 March

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Image caption Oscar Pistorius listened to an associate tell the court he had "great enthusiasm" for weapons

Day 12 - Tuesday 18 March

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Image caption Oscar Pistorius is escorted out of the Pretoria courtroom on day 12 of his trial

Day 13 - Wednesday 19 March

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Image caption Oscar Pistorius consults his lawyer, Barry Roux, at the end of day 13
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Image caption Mr Pistorius tried not to listen to details of Ms Steenkamp's injuries

Pistorius trial: Week one round-up

Pistorius trial: Week two round-up