South Korea: Crew Of Sunken Ferry Go On Trial

10 June 2014, 13:54 South Korea: Crew Of Sunken Ferry Go On Trial Tweet Fifteen ferry workers have gone on trial in South Korea, charged over the deaths of more than 300 people in April’s ferry disaster. Heavy security surrounded the arrival of the crew at the district court in Gwangju. Local TV images showed the ferry captain, Lee Joon-Seok, being led into the court followed by the rest of the crew. Captain Lee, 69, and three other crew members face murder charges for which they could receive the death penalty. They are accused of abandoning the ferry…