The MH17 trial

On 17 July 2014 Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crashed in eastern Ukraine, killing all 298 people on board. The individuals who are thought to be responsible for the crash are being prosecuted. This website provides up-to-date information on the trial.

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Publication of summons

Journalists will be pleased to know that they may be able to obtain the names of the suspects, court of session opening hours and the indictment.

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28/02/2020 14:51

Source: Rechtbank Den Haag

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Covid-19-virus

Due to the development of the Covid-19 virus, we will take precautionary measures at the Schiphol Judicial Complex and the adjacent press centre.

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28/02/2020 14:33

Updated on 04/03/2020 13:16

Source: Rechtbank Den Haag

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Accreditation system closes

You have the opportunity up to and including Monday 2 March at the latest to register or make changes to an earlier registration.

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27/02/2020 09:56

Source: Rechtbank Den Haag

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A law firm has been reported

A law firm has recently been reported. The District Court of The Hague will not release the name of the firm and does not specify for which suspect(s).

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27/01/2020 10:39

Source: Rechtbank Den Haag

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Media briefing

On 29 November 2019, the District Court of The Hague is offering a media briefing for national and international media on the organisation of the MH17 trial.

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15/11/2019 11:27

Source: Rechtbank Den Haag

VIDEO

Roles in a criminal case

A victim of a crime or his or her relatives may have several roles in a criminal case. An explanation in the video.

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11/07/2019 10:00

Source: District Court of The Hague

VIDEO

First days of a hearing in the MH17 trial

In large cases, the first day of the hearing hardly ever deals with the substance of the case. The first day of the hearing will mainly be about 'taking stock'.

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11/07/2019 10:00

Source: District Court of The Hague