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Judge Thokozile Masipa went “too far” by restricting the media from tweeting post-mortem evidence in Oscar Pistorius’s murder trial, a media law expert said in a television interview on Tuesday. “Unfortunately in my view that was a decision that, with respect, went slightly too far because it misunderstood the nature

The judge in Oscar Pistorius’s murder trial ordered that the live feed of proceedings be cut because of the graphic testimony of the pathologist about to give evidence on his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp’s injuries. “There shall be no live broadcast now … [and] that applies to Twitter,” said Judge Thokozile Masipa. Gert Saayman