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Sewol Ferry Captain Spared Death Penalty, Sentenced to 36 Years in Prison
The captain of the South Korean ferry that sank in April was sentenced to 36 years in prison for not doing enough to save passengers in the country’s worst maritime disaster in more than four decades.
Monday, November 10, 2014
Court Mulling Death Penalty for Sewol Ferry Captain Stirs Bitter Memory
After his mother was killed in a 1970 ferry sinking in South Korea, Nah Jong Ryeol spent four decades documenting the disaster in hopes of preventing another tragedy. Then the Sewol sank in April killing 304 people.
Monday, October 27, 2014
Wednesday, October 8, 2014
Captain of Doomed South Korean Ferry Apologises For Failure to Rescue Children
The captain of a South Korean ferry that capsized in April killing about 300 people, most of them school children, apologised in court on Wednesday for his failure to rescue passengers in the country's worst maritime disaster for decades.
Wednesday, September 3, 2014
Crew of Doomed South Korean Ferry Drank Beer While Awaiting Rescue
SEOUL, Sept 3 (Reuters) – Some crew of a ferry that capsized in April in South Korea’s worst maritime disaster in 44 years drank beer while waiting for rescue, one...
Friday, August 29, 2014
Captain of Doomed South Korean Ferry Says Lack of Safety Checks was Customary
The captain of the doomed ferry Sewol told a court on Friday he was just following established practice in not making safety checks before the vessel set off
Monday, July 28, 2014
Teen Survivors Testify At Sewol Ferry Trial
Six teenagers who survived South Korea's worst maritime disaster in 44 years told on Monday how classmates helped them float free as water flooded their cabins despite crew instructions to stay put even as their ferry sank, killing more than 300 people.
Tuesday, July 8, 2014
South Korean Children Were Steps Away From Survival
Many of the 250 children who drowned when a South Korean ferry sank in April would have survived if the crew had issued a simple order to evacuate to emergency decks just outside their cabins, a prosecutor said on Tuesday.
Tuesday, June 17, 2014
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