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South Korean Ferry Disaster (2014)

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  • South Korean ferry operator gets 10 years in prison

    The chief executive of the company that operated a South Korean ferry that sank in April, killing more than 300 people, was sentenced Thursday to 10 years in prison. 
  • South Korea ferry verdicts bring disappointment, vow to appeal

    The sheer magnitude of the tragedy was pain enough for South Korea: more than 300 people, many of them high school students, lost in the April sinking of the Sewol ferry. Then, as details of how the captain and crew behaved when the ship began taking on...

    South Korean captain jailed for 36 years over ferry disaster

    SEOUL The captain of a South Korean ferry was jailed for 36 years Tuesday over the sinking this year that killed more than 300 passengers, mostly school children, a news report said. Lee Joon Seok, 69, was convicted of dereliction of duty for...

    Captain, crew of doomed South Korea ferry hear verdict Tuesday

    Captain, crew of doomed South Korea ferry hear verdict Tuesday
    A South Korean court is set to rule on whether the captain of a ferry that capsized killing more than 300 people, most of them children on a school trip, should be put to death for culpable homicide in a case that triggered widespread grief and outrage....

    South Korea prosecutors seek death for captain of doomed ferry

    South Korean prosecutors on Monday sought the death penalty for the captain of a ferry that capsized in April, leaving 304 people, most of them school children, dead or missing, in a trial of 15 crew who abandoned ship before it sank. Lee Joon-seok, 68,...