Agence France-PresseFebruary 26, 2014 02:33
Oscar Pistorius's murder trial, beginning Monday, will feature some of South Africa's top legal minds, including a judge known for her outspoken views on violence against women.
Here are the profiles of the main protagonists:
- High Court Judge Thokozile Masipa, 66, has a lower public profile than the prosecutors who will argue the murder case before her.
She was appointed a judge in 1998, becoming only the second black woman to be admitted to the bench at the time.