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”