Africa

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

Oscar Pistorius holds his hand to his head during evidence on day 11
Oscar Pistorius listened to an associate tell the court he had "great enthusiasm" for weapons
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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 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 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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Day 12 - Tuesday 18 March

Oscar Pistorius is escorted out of the Pretoria courtroom on day 12 of his trial
Oscar Pistorius is escorted out of the Pretoria courtroom on day 12 of his trial
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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 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 Pumza Fihlani
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Tweet by the BBC's Pumza Fihlani
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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 Pumza Fihlani
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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 13 - Wednesday 19 March

Oscar Pistorius consults his lawyer, Barry Roux, in the Pretoria courtroom
Oscar Pistorius consults his lawyer, Barry Roux, at the end of day 13
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Tweet by the BBC's Pumza Fihlani
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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 Pumza Fihlani
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Oscar Pistorius puts his fingers in his ears during evidence in court
Mr Pistorius tried not to listen to details of Ms Steenkamp's injuries
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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 Pumza Fihlani
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Tweet by the BBC's Pumza Fihlani
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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 Pumza Fihlani
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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 Pumza Fihlani
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Tweet by the BBC's Pumza Fihlani
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Tweet by the BBC's Andrew Harding
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Tweet by the BBC's Pumza Fihlani
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Tweet by the BBC's Pumza Fihlani
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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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Pistorius trial: Week one round-up

Pistorius trial: Week two round-up