Lost court records delay judgment in activist court case

Activists with the SJC picketed outside the Cape Town Magistrates Court on Friday in anticipation of judgment in the case of 21 of the organisation's members on trial for participating in an illegal gathering. Photo by Daneel Knoetze.

The activists have been on trial for attending and convening an "illegal gathering" in 2013.

Outside the court their supporters toyi-toyed, while holding placards and singing protest songs.