Convicted activists vow to challenge gatherings law

SJC activist Luthando Tokota outside the Cape Town Magistrates' Court in July 2014. He and 20 others stood trial for unlawfully convening and attending a protest at the Civic Centre in September 2013. Photo by Daneel Knoetze.

The struggle songs that SJC members sang outside court after the convictions were louder than they had been at any stage during the trial, which started in July last year.