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LinkAsia Headlines: April 18, 2014

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More news at http://linkasia.org South Korean prosecutors seek to arrest the captain of the ferry Sewol that capsized Wednesday, leaving 28 dead and nearly 300 missing. A Beijing court sentences four activists from the New Citizens' Movement to prison under the same charges the movement's leader has faced. Japan releases a statement that it will continue whaling in the Antarctic in defiance of the recent ICJ ban. Thumbnail Photo: Family member of missing passengers who were on the South Korean ferry "Sewol" which sank in the sea off Jindo cry at a port where family members of missing passengers gathered in Jindo April 18, 2014. The death toll from a capsized South Korean passenger ferry rose to 25 on Friday as parents of missing schoolchildren blamed the ship's captain for the tragedy after he and shipping company officials made emotional apologies for the loss of life. REUTERS/Issei Kato