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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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

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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