Remembering Sewol UK



Sewol Families Visiting Europe

On 16th April 2014 the South Korean passenger ferry MV Sewol sank en route to Jeju Island, taking the lives of 304 people, mostly high school children.  As the Korean public watched live pictures of the ship dangerously listed and slowly sinking,  authorities responsible for rescue acted with confusion and inertia.  An inexplicable announcement through news media that all passengers had been rescued set the tone for ineptitude that has characterised the handling of one of South Korea’s biggest disasters.

The parents and campaigners visiting Europe between 3 and 15 May 2016 hope to reach as many people as possible to highlight their struggle for truth.   Continue reading “Sewol Families Visiting Europe”


2nd Anniversary of Sewol Disaster event in Berlin

Sewol Berlin has organised a screening of “Upside Down” documentary followed by a Q & A session with parents of two student-victims and activists from the coalition 4.16 on the Sewol Ferry Disaster.

Date & time:  06. May 2016, 19.00
Venue: Werkstatt der Kulturen, Wissmannstraße 32, 12049 Berlin
Admission is free, but please register at

Further details are available at the Sewol Belin blog.


Monthly Sewol protest in Berlin, Germany on 17 October 2015

17. 10. 2015 SEWOL BERLIN

“은비야”, a performance by Oh So Young

Meet every 3rd Saturday at 2PM at Brandenburger Tor in Berlin!

Source: 17. 10. 2015 SEWOL BERLIN

Monthly Sewol protest in Berlin on 15 August 2015

15. 08. 2015 SEWOL BERLIN.

Last Saturday when we had our monthly protest in London, the Sewol protesters in Berlin had their monthly protest in front of Brandenburg Gate.

Photo by Tsukasa Yajima

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