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Oscar Pistorius puts on his jacket as he arrives at the high court in Pretoria, South Africa, Friday, April 11, 2014.
Oscar Pistorius puts on his jacket as he arrives at the high court in Pretoria, South Africa, Friday, April 11, 2014.
(Themba Hadebe/AP)

Pistorius’s disavowal of guns makes him part of a trend in South Africa

Follow The Globe and Mail’s Africa correspondent, Geoffrey York, @geoffreyyork, as he livetweets from Oscar Pistorius’s murder trial

Amid all of his theatrical emotion and complex evidence on the witness stand at his murder trial this week, Oscar Pistorius made a little-noticed confession: he has given up guns and has vowed “never” to carry a gun again in his lifetime.