South Korea President: Ferry Captain’s Actions Were Like ‘Murder’ 

As the death toll from South Korea’s ferry disaster continues to rise — it was reported at 64 as of Monday morning — the country’s president has spoken out against the actions of the captain and crew.
"The actions of the captain and some crew members were utterly incomprehensible, unacceptable and tantamount to murder," President Park Geun-hye said, Al Jazeera reported
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Prosecutors said police took four more crew members into custody on Monday as part of an investigation alleging they failed to protect passengers aboard the ferry. That brings the total of those in custody to seven Read more…More about South Korea, Us World, World, Ferry, and Captain

South Korea ferry transcript shows deadly decision making


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New Post has been published on Ji-young, 22, female cafeteria worker, died helping evacuate passengers from Korean Ferry Sewol. The top ten ranking crew were first to board the rescue ship. Students asked why she didn’t leave with them and she said after all the passengers were sa

South Korean Ferry Evacuation Efforts Plagued By Confusion 

Nearly half an hour after the South Korean ferry started to tilt, some of the crew were still struggling for direction on how to handle the evacuation.
"If this ferry evacuates passengers, will they be rescued right away?" a crew member asked, according to a transcript released Sunday. In response, an official with the Jindo Vessel Traffic Services Center (VTS) said, “The rescue of human lives from the Sewol ferry … the captain should make his own decision and evacuate them. We don’t know the situation very well.”
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The newly released transcript highlights the level of confusion that plagued evacuation efforts on that fateful Wednesday morning when the Sewol ferry carrying 476 passengers, many of them high school students, tipped over off the southern coast near Jindo, South Korea Read more…More about Us World, World, and South Korea Ferry