It's been almost three years since the Sewol capsized in South Korea, drowning more than 300 people, most of them students on a school trip. Now the vessel has been raised from the waters.
Jisu Yun was a young girl who lived near the site of a 2014 South Korean ferry disaster that killed over 300 people. Still deeply affected by the tragedy, she produced an album in commemoration. DW spoke with her.
Salvage operators have begun testing whether they can raise the sunken Sewol ferry in South Korea. Raising the vessel is a key demand of families of victims who died when the ferry sank nearly three years ago.
Salvage operators have lifted the Sewol ferry, three years after it tragically sunk off South Korea's southwestern coast with the loss of over 300 lives. Raising the vessel had been a key demand of the victims' families.
A motion to impeach South Korean President Park Geun-Hye has been filed by the opposition in parliament. A two-thirds approval to pass looks likely because some 30 dissenters in her own party want her removed.
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