- Photos: Parents of South Korea ferry victims in their children’s rooms, untouched since the disaster
One year since the Sewol ferry disaster that left 304 dead, South Korea is still trying to cope with the enduring pain of the April 16, 2014, disaster. Many grieving parents and relatives of the young victims kept their kids’ rooms just as they had left it, unable to move on from the traces and memories of their beloved. Continue reading
A South Korean district court Thursday sentenced the chief executive of Chonghaejin Marine Company — which operated the ferry involved in the April disaster that killed more than 300 people — to 10 years in prison for involuntary manslaughter and embezzlement.