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Prosecutors Seek Death Penalty for Captain of Doomed Korean Ferry

South Korean prosecutors on Monday sought the death penalty for the captain of a ferry that capsized in April, leaving 304 people dead or missing. Lee Joon-seok, 68, who has been charged with homicide, should be sentenced to death for failing to execute his duty, which amounted to homicide, the prosecution told the court, resting its case in a trial that has taken place amid intense public anger towards the crew. A verdict has not yet been handed down. The Sewol capsized and sank on a...

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