There were tears and grief mixed with anger Thursday as black-clad relatives mourned the 300 people, mostly high school kids, killed one year ago when the ferry Sewol sank in cold waters off the southwestern South Korean coast.
A mourner prays for the victims of the sunken ferry Sewol outside a temporary memorial altar in Seoul, April 16, 2015.
People pay tribute to victims of the sunken ferry Sewol outside a temporary memorial in Seoul, April 16, 2015.
After a rally commemorating the first anniversary of the Sewol ferry sinking, police officers block mourners marching toward the presidential house, in Seoul, April 16, 2015.
Visitors carry balloons as they march towards the Danwon High School, the site of the memorial altar dedicated to the students who lost their lives, Ansan, April 16, 2015.