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Ferry victims' parents focus anger on South Korean president
Ferry victims' parents focus anger on South Korean president

Parents of youths lost in last month's South Korean ferry sinking have brought their anger to their president’s doorstep. Early Friday, the mothers and fathers of the Sewol ferry victims tried to march on the Blue House, South Korea’s presidential office, but were blocked by riot police from reaching the building. They then started a sit-in protest at the side of a road, calling for a meeting with the president. On Friday afternoon, the parents shouted in unison, “President Park Geun-hye, come out! Listen to our voices!” Since the Sewol went down on April 16, South Korea has been stricken with anger and shame at the magnitude of the tragedy in which 273...

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