2017: 1000 Tage seit dem Untergang der Sewol

Der Untergang der Ferry SEWOL bei Jindo, Südkorea, 16.4.2014
The Hankyoreh, 06.01.2017

First candlelight rally of 2017 in honour of 1,000 days since the Sewol sinking

"Surviving students and victims’ families to participate in event seeking the truth of the tragedy and Park’s unaccounted for 7 hours The first candlelight rally of the new year will be held in honor of the Sewol ferry. Jan. 9 marks the thousandth day since the sinking of the Sewol ferry on Apr. 16, 2014.

During a press conference, the organizers of the rally (known as the Emergency Nationwide Campaign for the Resignation of Park Geunhye) announced that the title of the 11th candlelight rally, which will be held on Jan. 7, is “Down with Park Geunhye and Up with the Sewol Ferry.” The press conference was held on Jan. 5 at the office of the Korean Confederation of Trade Unions in central Seoul.

During this rally, the organizers are planning to focus on calling for a full investigation of the Sewol sinking and for the prosecution of the guilty parties. During the main assembly, which will begin at 5:30 pm on Jan. 7, surviving students from the Sewol sinking will come to the stage to talk about the past thousand days. ...."

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