All posts tagged "Lee Joon-seok"

  • Crew members of the sunken ferry Sewol, including the chief engineer, two chief mates and a second mate, stand in front of reporters after being questioned during a judge’s review of prosecutors’ request for arrest warrants for abandoning passengers, at the Mokpo branch of the Gwangju District Court. (Yonhap)
    Ferry captain indicted on murder charge

    By Kim Da-ye Lee Joon-seok, the captain of the sunken ferry Sewol, and three other crewmen were indicted on murder charges Thursday for abandoning their vessel without any attempt to evacuate passengers. The prosecution said the crewmembers...

    • Posted May 15, 2014
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  • Lee Joon-seok, middle, the captain of the ferry Sewol that capsized off the southwest coast on Wednesday morning, went under questioning at the Mokpo Coast Guard Station in South Jeolla Province, Thursday. Lee, who was among the first to be rescued, said he was not sure about the cause of the sinking. (Yonhap)
    Ferry captain, government under fire

    By Jun Ji-hye The captain of the ill-fated Sewol ferry is the focus of public outrage after it became known that he and six other crewmembers were among the first to be rescued when the vessel was...

    • Posted April 17, 2014
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