Thursday, December 31, 2015

South Korea Vacation 2015 - Part 10 Sewol Protest

While we were visiting the Buddhist temple in my previous post, we saw this group of Koreans line up and begin marching.
It was so powerful to watch and so very sad. There is still a lot of anger for the government's handling of the Sewol ferry disaster.
We were told that these were family members that continue to protest to seek justice. The biggest demands are for an independent inquiry into the sinking and also the recovery of nine who's bodies have never been recovered.

I was able to take a video of the demonstration as they made their way out of the temple and into the streets of Seoul:

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