"Survivors and families of victims from the sunken ferry Sewol to get compensation, a court in south Korea decided. Over 300 people were killed in färjeolyckan 2014, one of the worst in the country ever."
"Over 80 people, among them 20 survivor, has sought compensation from the government and from the shipping company for undanlåtenhet to evacuate the passengers. The survivors will receive 80 000 million won each, equivalent to about 650 000 sek."
"Right justifies the compensation with the horror that the survivors felt when they were trapped in the ship. Many of the families also suffer from post-traumatic stress."
"most of those killed were school children who were ordered to stay in their cabins as the ferry slowly sank off the island of Jindo. The accident is considered to be due to the human factor. 14 crew members have after the accident been sentenced to long terms of imprisonment."