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100 days on, thousands mourn Sewol ferry victims

Jul 24, 2014 - 10:09 PM

Thousands gather to mourn the sea tragedy that claimed around 300 lives

Relatives and other people hold a candlelight vigil for the victims and missing persons of the sunken Sewol ferry at Jindo-port on Jindo Island in the southwestern province of South Jeolla, South Korea, 23 July 2014, 100 days after the disaster. EPA/Kim Chul-Soo

Student survivors to testify in Korea ferry trial

Jun 24, 2014 - 3:22 PM

A South Korean court begins to hear evidence in the trial of the captain and 14 crew who are charged with criminal negligence and abandoning the passengers of the Sewol ferry

ON TRIAL. The captain of the sunken ferry Sewol, Lee Joon-Seok (L) arrives before the second day of the trial at the Gwangju District Court in Gwanju, southwestern South Korea, 17 June 2014. Kim Hee-Chul/EPA

First damages suit filed over S. Korea ferry disaster

Jun 13, 2014 - 11:11 AM

The suit filed by a mother of an unidentified student from Danwon High School claims 30 million won 30 000 in compensation from the government and the Chonghaejin Marine Co

NO ONE ON DECK. A handout image released by the South Korean Coast Guard on 28 April 2014, taken from cellphone video footage by a Coast Guard officer on 16 April 2014, shows a rescue boat approaching the ferry Sewol. Nobody is seen on the deck. Photo by South Korea Coast Guard/EPA

Death toll in South Korea ferry disaster rises to 236

May 03, 2014 - 8:24 PM

The relatives of those still missing are insisting that all the bodies be recovered before efforts begin to raise the sunken ferry

NO ONE ON DECK. A handout image released by the South Korean Coast Guard on 28 April 2014, taken from cellphone video footage by a Coast Guard officer on 16 April 2014, shows a rescue boat approaching the ferry Sewol. Nobody is seen on the deck. Photo by South Korea Coast Guard/EPA

Captain says warnings over Korean ferry ignored

Apr 30, 2014 - 3:04 PM

The confirmed death toll from the accident two weeks ago stood at 210 as the recovery operation has stalled in recent days because of strong currents and debris blocking access to some of the cabin decks

WARNINGS IGNORED. In this photo, sunken ferry Sewol's crew members, arrested on charges of causing the deaths of passengers through abandonment, leave Mokpo Coast Guard Office in Mokpo, southwestern South Korea, April 29 2014, to be transferred to prosecutors. File photo by Yonhap/EPA