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Former students at Danwon High School, who survived the sinking of the ferry Sewol, will have their voices heard at a candlelit protest against President Park Geun-hye, Saturday.
The rally organizers said Thursday that this year's first and the 11th rally altogether will commemorate the incident...
It is the first time for the surviving students to make a public appearance to tell their stories since the sinking took place on April 16, 2014, while some have appeared in individual media interviews.
"We will call for a thorough investigation of the Sewol disaster and mete out due punishment to those responsible," the organizers said at a press conference at the Seoul office of the Korean Confederation of Trade Unions (KCTU).
Marking the 1,000th day since the disaster, which falls on Jan. 9, the organizers will jointly host the rally with the relatives at 5:30 p.m. at Gwanghwamun Square. The surviving students and relatives of those who died will take the stage to criticize the government's inept response to the sinking...(source: Korea Times, 1.05)