The Murder Charges Against Oscar Pistorius And The Financial Interests Of The Olympics

From ThinkProgress Tue Feb 19 2013, 12:03:33

The case of Oscar Pistorius, the Olympic runner who has been charged with the shooting murder of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, has shone a dispiriting light on everything from the horrendous rates of violence against women in South Africa to the media handling of Pistorius, a famous athlete, and Steenkamp, who was a model. But [...]

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